Collegiate Silk | Cornell

$ 175.00

During the early 20th century, American tobacco companies produced a wealth of Tobacco Premiums that were included free with their products. Around 1910, there was a four year "window" when the focus of the material was on American Colleges and Universities. The Richmond Straight tobacco company in Richmond, Virginia, (now Phillip Morris) produced a series of 50 known printed silks in a series that contained the banner, seal, mascot (or appropriate symbol), yell and song. In addition, colleges and universities were included in several series of tobacco felts.

Today, we are offering a small assortment of these popular Tobacco Silks. They are framed in plexiglass which allows them to be displayed standing up. These make the perfect gift for recent graduates or proud alumni. A brief description of the history of the silk is included.

Dimensions:
4.5"H x 3"W

Tobacco Silk comes in plexiglass display case

Ground Shipping:
Most purchases are shipped to arrive within 5 to 7 business days of receipt of the order.

Sorry, but we do not ship to P.O. or APO Boxes at this time.
All orders from our inventory are shipped via UPS Ground. Furniture & Area Rug orders will be drop-shipped by our partners.

Expedited Shipping:
All orders placed before 12pm Monday-Friday will be shipped out the same day. Orders placed after 12pm Monday-Friday will be shipped out the morning of the next business day. Orders placed on Saturday, Sunday or holidays will be shipped the next business day.

This item is available for free on-island delivery & curbside pickup. 

Returns & Exchanges: 
If you're not completely satisfied with your purchase, we will gladly offer you an exchange or refund of the merchandise price within 30 days of receipt of product. To begin a return, please email us at returns@nantucketlooms.com to request a return label and state your reason for returning. The cost of shipping will be deducted from the amount of your refund. Please note that original shipping charges are non-refundable, unless the item received is incorrect or damaged. 

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Alicia
Coolest gift ever

This is the 5th time I have given this as a gift and it never disappoints! Happily this one was for my own son! Something unique which is always what you can find at the Looms!