Hobbyists are amazing people: They not only have the passion to collect, but also have great aesthetics sense that can transform heir passion and hobby for all others to enjoy.
Moseman has hoarded a wide range of general store items [Photo: AP]
The labels many of which we do not see today [Photo: Richard Hamm/Online athens.com and Athens Banner-Herald]
The shelves and boxes hold a dizzying array of tobacco packs of long-gone brands like Hi-Plane, Prince Albert, Q-Boid, Dixie Queen and Cherokee.
There's a curious snuff ball made by Levi Garrett just down the shelf from tins of Possum Cigars. 'Am Good and Sweet,' the slogan says.
Most of the items in the collection aren't worth much on the collector's market, thanks in part to Internet shopping. But a few, like his Wrigley chewing gum man, are pretty rare, he said. But Moseman built the collection mainly because these products are a kind of history in and of themselves.
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