Lot #268
Tobacco: Durham Whiffs Comic Book Advertisement

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Estimate: $500+


Original first issue of the Durham Whiffs comic book from 1878 (Vol. I, No. 1), eight pages, 6.25 x 8.75, distributed to promote tobacco usage to children. The front and back covers feature color comics of a school setting, and inside are cartoons showing people smoking set alongside playful rhymes. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #602 - Ended February 10, 2021