During the years of 1910-15, tobacco companies secured tobacco felts (flannels) outside packages of cigarettes and small cigars by a paper band. In some cases, they were inserted in the package. In other cases, coupons collected from other products were redeemable for tobacco felts. Women were encouraged to use the felts to make various products such as wall hangings, pillow cases, etc.
In this series, there were 15 colleges with 9 sports each, totaling 135 designs.
Own a piece of history! Give it to a new graduate. Or perhaps, for yourself as a reminder of your college days. It would also make for a nice gift to a newly accepted freshman.
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