Our Tobacco Collection - Generously donated by the Shareholders of the Tobacco Company of Victoria Ltd.
The following images are just four of the features within our Collection.
This McMillan Tobacco Cutter was used to cut plugs of tobacco suitable for pipes.
Outdoor signs such as this appeared on many shop fronts until outdoor advertising was banned by most jurisdictions.
Kookaburra Cigarette Dispenser
This Bakelite dispenser was used for the making of "roll your own" cigarettes.
Tobacco Display Shed
Prior to the establishment of the Myrtleford tobacco processing and sales floor (the "Angie Rigoni Centre"), tobacco sales were held at Brooklyn in the western suburbs of Melbourne.
Tobacco bales were despatched to Melbourne by rail from the Myrtleford Railway Station.