Tin, tobacco; W.D. & H.O. Wills; [?]; 2010.48


Tin, tobacco

About this object

Tobacco tin; a cylindrical tin with press-on lid. Around the cylinder is adhered a blue and gold label printed with: 'Medium Strength, Capstan, Navy Cut, W.D. & H.O. Wills, Bristol & London'. The lid is embossed with the maker's name and an eight-pointed star trade mark.


W.D. & H.O. Wills

Maker Role


Date Made


Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England

Place Notes

Bristol and London.

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal.

Inscription and Marks

Printed on the label: 'MEDIUM STRENGTH / CAPSTAN / Navy Cut / W.D. & H.O. WILLS / Bristol & London...'


h 72mm x di 69mm

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, manufactures, tobacco industry

Subject and Association Keywords

technology, manufactures, packaging

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

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