Henry I thought you might want to take a look inside. I think you are correct in the fact that these were distributed on the tobacco shop counter. Their is a book The Great Seduction that has a small one page write up on company magazines (pg 156). In the book they show a picture of one printed by Lorillard (maybe the other one you were thinking of) which is supposed to be a classier magazine with striking full color ads.
the second volume is a lot less "comic-like" than the first. Love that you took the time to scan the inside. Issued in the "pulp" time frame - reasonable to assume it was offered on the counter. When I have time later I promise to read every last line..........
BTW - Petrone's Tobacco Seduction a GREAT book - especially for the begining tobacco collector - but plenty to see and learn for even an advanced collector. Couple years ago - he sold most if not all the stuff he used in the book on eBay.
This message has been edited by 1880nonsports on Mar 23, 2011 10:45 AM
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