They always reminded me of the Carry All bags I collected. Also I love dainty things ladies carried in their bags back in the 1940-1950's. Seemed all ladies smoked.I ask my Grandmother once why she started smoking? She said my Grandfather suggested she smoke to relax her, so they set out in the back yard in the evenings and had a smoke together. She said she started smoking at age 35 and she died at age 89 of emphysema . She had quit smoking about 5 years before she died.
I never did smoke more than 3 cigarettes in my life. I had to try it when I was in my late 20's (.I didn't inhale) LOL
Here is a few cigarette cases I have collected and had on a silver dresser tray on my dresser in my quest bedroom.
This first one is very small and marked made in Germany
Some ladies are using these for their business cards
I always liked the feel of these they always felt good to me . This one has a monogram of JD on it my initials LOL didn't even realize this this now or maybe that's why I bought it.
I like this one also it's a see through trimmed in a gold tone frame
Hope you enjoyed seeing my smoking cigarette cases of days gone by. These were very elegant back in the day
Look over on the blog Ivy & Elephant's she has her cigarette cases also posted and it's her Birthday
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