Welsh Lady twist box Sold
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A Welsh nickle twist tobacco box, which is finely engraved – the front has “E.Evans” and is dated 1913, the reverse has a rare engraving of a Welsh lady carrying a fishing net.
3½” wide x 2″ deep x 1″ high / 9cm wide x 5cm deep x 2.5cm high
Twist was a name given for chewing tobacco, many coal miners chewed twist underground, as smoking was prohibited. It was thought to help keep the mouth moist in the dusty conditions