|Title:||Bagley Game Fine Cut Tobacco Tin|
|Description:||A Game Fine Cut tobacco tin, chromolithographed Game Fine Cut Manufactured b y Jno. J. Bagley & Co. Detroit, Mich. rectangular form tobacco tin with friction-fitted lid. Image of two grouse in a field rendered in blue, green, orange, and black.|
|Appraised By:||Jeffrey Motsinger|
|History Of The Item:||John Judson Bagley took over the Mayflower Tobacco company and renamed it for himself. He eventually imported over one million pounds of fine tobacco annually. He was a leading citizen of Detroit and also served as Governor of Michigan (1877-1881). This tin dates to 1890 to 1920.|
|Appraiser Tips:||No restoration recommended.|
|Appraiser Comments:||As you know, old tobacco tins can be quite valuable. This example, from the well known Bagley company, sports the scarce "Game Fine" logo and is currently valued in the $450 to $650 range so your acquisition price is about in the middle of the range.
An even scarcer Bagley tin with the "White Man's Hope" logo recently sold for $1100.
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