Once upon a time, Colt Firearms made their own version of bakelite, a heat resistant early plastic for gun handles called Coltrock, aka Colt Rock, Colt Bakelite, Colt Plastic. Specialty items Colt made of this bakelite included buttons, cosmetic cases, and humidors/cigarette boxes, like this one, styled to look like a book, called, The Courtship of Lady Nicotine.
Does it get more noir than this? These boxes are extremely scarce. Can be used as originally meant, or as a stash box for other smokables and edibles, a writer's or artist's box for pens, brushes, ink, paper, etc.A sewing case, a book safe. See photos for details and dimensions.
Other Minor wear, like a tiny scratches. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tobacciana\Other Tobacciana". The seller is "speakeasyantiques-7" and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped worldwide.