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Van Dyck Cigar Box
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Details

Object ID 000550

Object Name Van Dyck Cigar Box

Object Desc Beige wooden Van Dyck cigar box with gold and scarlet paper labeling. Van Dyck cigars were produced by the General Cigar Co. in a PA factory. General Cigar sold their "Van Dyck"variety for a nickel apiece.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000529

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Tobacco Exhibit East Shelf 5

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tobacco,cigars,Van Dyck (brand),General Cigar Company,boxes,smoking,


Title Van Dyck Cigar Box

Description Beige wooden Van Dyck cigar box with gold and scarlet paper labeling.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 2.25

Length 9

Width 5.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Box is 2.25 inches tall, 9 inches long and 5.5 inches wide.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker General Cigar Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY529

Description

Conditions

Date MAR 19,2013

Summary Good Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Paper seal on proper left side of box lid torn away in two large strips over edge. All corners of box are worn down and exposing cardboard. Some pencil markings and water droplet damage on proper top of box, especially on proper right side. Small droplet of silver paint located under blue label on proper left side of front side panel. 7 small holes on proper left side panel. Pencil markings and water damage on back panel. Black scuff mark on proper right side panel (appx. 1.5 in long)


Events

Date MAR 19,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 19,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tabacco Exhibit from Tabacco Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit East Shelf 5 from Tobacco Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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