Salem Cigarettes Thermometer Sign - VS144


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A rare original Salem Cigarettes thermometer sign from the R.J. Reynolds Company for Salem menthol cigarettes. This vintage sign is a metal thermometer tin sign advertisement that reads "SALEM refreshes your taste" in green on a yellow background with a pack of Salem cigarettes feature aling the right side of the thermometer. The 10-inch tall triangular antique sign is available from Scottsdale Art Factory. All vintage thermometer signs are genuine authentic memorabilia in original condition.

Condition - as is, see photos - not restored, and not a reproduction
Dimensions - 10" T

Antique thermometer Salem cigarettes sign from the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company, the second largest tobacco manufacturer in the US. R.J. Reynolds was a son of a Virginia tobacco farmer who sold his shares of his father's company to start his own tobacco company. He ventured to the nearest town with a railroad connection, Winston-Salem. By the 1890s his company produced several million pounds of tobacco a year. RJ Reynolds tobacco brands include Camel, Kool, Winston, and Salem among others. Introduced in 1956, Salem cigarettes were sold as the first filter-tipped menthol cigarette. Most menthol cigarettes at the time were created using traditional mainstream menthol blends, but Salem cigarettes were unique in using an Asian Menthol blend. Salem (along with Winston cigarettes) are named after the Reynolds headquarters in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Vintage Thermometer Sign Specifications:

  • Type - Single sided tin litho thermometer sign
  • Company - R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
  • Product - Salem Cigarettes
  • Era - 1950s
  • Color - Yellow, green, and white
  • Dimensions - 10" Tall
  • Condition - Original, as-is, see photos for details

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