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American collector of cigarette papers.

Zig-Zag No 115

Single automatic booklet.
Several variations in color, format and design.
Zig-Zag No 115.
Braunstein Freres.
(Paris).
Bout Dore (gold tipped papers)
The No 115 designation indicates a gold tipped "single-wide" size version,
while the pink No 110 indicates a gold tipped "1.25" Spanish size version
.
Scarcity: Rare.

Trifoglio No 1430

Folder style booklet.
 Trifoglio No 1430
 S. D. Modiano
 (Trieste).
Variation - Chromo version - Blue not used in the chromo process and instead used a cross-hatch green.
Medailles Turin 1898; Trieste 1882; Vienne 1898.

 

Riz Casino

Wrap-around folder style booklet.
Several variations.
Riz Casino.
A. Jacobi.
Austria
Scarcity: Very rare

Ahmetzade

Folder style booklet.
Ahmetzade.
Ahmet Zadeh.
(Istanbul).
Interlaced AZ on either side of the booklet's title, on the front.

 

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Balilla

Wrap-around folder style booklet.
Several variations in design color and format.
.Balilla (Little Boy)
S. D. Modiano
(Trieste).
Variation lacks a numerical designation.
Balilla was the nickname of Giovan Battista Perasso, a young boy from the Italian city of Genoa. 
He started the revolt of 1746 against the Habsburg forces occupying the city in the War of the Austrian Succession by throwing a stone at an Austrian official. (Balilla means "little boy".) 

Samos

Wrap-around folder style booklet.
Samos
S.D. Modiano
(Trieste).
Scarcity: Very rare.

Tren No 1308

Folder style booklet.
Tren No 1308
G.E. Michailides
(Trabzon).
Illustration Train.
Text in Arabic, Greek, and Armenian on lower flap.

 

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Papier Modiano Verge

Folder booklet.
Several variations in design and color.
Papier Modiano Verge.
S. D. Modiano.
(Trieste).
Metal snap enclosure.
140 Feuilles. Interlaced SDM logo.

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Tabu Verge

Folder style booklet
Tabu Verge.
Sokal S.
(Vienna).
"Verge". A French term referring to a simple watermark of closely spaced, parallel lines.
 

Tschadir

Long folder style booklet.

Tschadir.

Made in Vienna, Austria

Printed in French and Arabic.

Features a large collection of umbrellas.

Scarcity: Very rare.

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