A Black Cat Cigarettes vesta case, early 20th century
A Black Cat Cigarettes vesta case, early 20th century. Of rectangular form, designed with a hidden sprung clasp integrated into the hinge of the lid and two parallel match strikers beneath, the cover decorated with an amusing Black Cat Cigarettes, Carreras Ltd. advertisement depicting five black cats speeding down the road in an automobile. 0.5 in (1.3 cm) height, 2.4 in (6.1 cm) width, 1.9 in (4.7 cm) depth.
Auction Date: June 2015