Tobacco Products Corporation

Tobacco Products Corporation
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Tobacco Products Corporation
In 1912, George Whelan put his United Cigar Stores company under a new holding company, Tobacco Products Corporation, and immediately started buying small tobacco independents.

In 1919, the company picked up a then-tiny Philip Morris & Company, Ltd. Inc, adding PM's brands Cambridge, Oxford Blues, English Ovals, Players, and Marlboro.

In 1929, Tobacco Products Corporation crashed shortly before the market; Philip Morris was then picked up by Rube Ellis, who called in Leonard McKitterick to help run it.


Certificate: Common Stock, issued in the 1920s and 1930s

Printer: American Bank Note Company

Dimensions: 7 1/2 (h) x 11 1/2 (w)

State: VA-Virginia

Subject Matter: Tobacco Products | Holding Companies

Vignette Topic(s): Tobacco Field Scene

Condition: Vertical fold lines, punch hole cancels in signature areas and body, edge faults and toning from age.





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