“Yanko Spanko” Vintage Cigar Label from 1898

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Info from Heritage Auctions: “Yanko Spanko Cigar Inner Label Proof by F. Heppenheimer’s Sons. What good stuff for the patriotic smoker of 1898!

“Uncle Sam, wearing a sailor’s cap and defiling the Spanish flag, spanks a mutton-chopped embodiment of Iberian imperialism. Simultaneously in the background, the U.S. Navy metes out punishment to the Spanish fleet.”

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