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AMERICAN OVAL CRIMPED SEAM CIGARETTE
BUTTONS MANUFACTURED BY
THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO.
BADGES & BUTTONS
The American Tobacco Company was one of the first cigarette companies to give away badges and buttons. The “Oval” cigarette described the means in which the cigarette was pressed, with most of the tobacco being in the middle of the cigarette.
Source: Stcharles, F.K. (1983). The sale and manufacture of oval cigarettes. Retrieved from http://tobaccodocuments.org/ahf/97615.html