New in the collection: Bull Durham watch charm

Watch charm featuring Bull Durham icon

“Send 5 cents and we will mail you pre-paid, anywhere in the U.S., a 5-cent sack of ‘Bull’ Durham, a Book of cigarette papers, and this 14K gold plated ‘Bull’ Watch Charm, Free….

“We will also send you an illustrated booklet showing how to ‘roll your own’ cigarettes….”

— From a full-page ad in Popular Mechanics magazine (May 1914)

The chain was probably added by an early owner.  


2 thoughts on “New in the collection: Bull Durham watch charm”

  1. I have one that is being handed down to oldest grandchild, my mother was the oldest and my son being the oldest and it to has an odd looking chain attached

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