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Vintage Opaline tobacco jar for "Fantastica" N.V. Willem II Sigarenfabrieken Valkenswaard - Holland

SKU: AW-4126-22

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Vintage Opaline tobacco jar for "Fantastica" N.V. Willem II Sigarenfabrieken Valkenswaard - Holland

  • Manufacturer: Willem II Cigar Factory Valkenswaard - Holland
  • Date of manufacture: 1960s - 1970s

Description
Vintage opaline tobacco jar "Fantastica" by N.V. Willem II Sigarenfabrieken Valkenswaard Holland. This large pot has a dark blue plastic lid with logo. The decoration of this pot consists of a Delft Blue scene of a farmer and farmer's wife.

This beautiful pot is signed on the bottom with NV Willem II Sigarenfabrieken. The jars were made in the 1960s and 1970s for the storage of cigars and tobacco. Made of sturdy milk glass / opaline. Still excellent to use as a storage container in the kitchen for, for example, sugar or salt and the like. Or as an alternative candy jar.

Condition
This opaline tobacco jar is in a good vintage condition with normal traces of use and age-related traces of wear. Photos are part of the description.

Dimensions

  • Height: 15.5 cm
  • Diameter: 12 cm

Willem II is a Dutch cigar brand, nowadays mainly of smaller cigars (sigarros). It was once a large cigar factory in Valkenswaard.

The Willem II cigar factories were founded in 1916 by Harry Kersten. This descendant of a family of tobacco processors and traders from Puiflijk previously worked as a volunteer at the cigar factory of the Gebr. Van Best in Valkenswaard.

After 1950, four more branches were established in the region. Around 1970 the company had approximately 2200 employees. After 1970, employment declined as a result of the shrinking market and increasing mechanization.


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Country of origin
Made in Belgium

Kind of object
Opaline tobacco jar

Theme
Tobacco - Willem II - opaline - product packaging

Decoration
Farmer and farmer's wife in Delft blue

Category
Pottery - opaline

Color
White - blue

Publisher
Willem II

Manufacturer
N.V. Willem II sigarenfabrieken Valkenswaard - Holland

Brand
Willem II Fantastica

Material
Opaline - plastic

Particularities
Loose lid

Era
1960s - 1970s

Quality
Good vintage condition

Height
15,50 cm

Diameter
12,00 cm

Shipping method
Parcel post with track & trace

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