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Object ID 000551

Object Name George Washington cut plug tin

Object Desc Red, blue and silver metal George Washington cut plug tobacco tin. Rectangular in shape with rounded edges. Manufactured by R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in VA (founded 1875).

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000530

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 4

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tobacco,Washington, George,R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company,tins,smoking,

Title George Washington cut plug tin

Description Red, blue and silver metal George Washington cut plug tobacco tin.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3

Length 6

Width 3.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Tin is 3 inches tall, 6 inches long and 3.75 inches wide

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY530



Date MAR 19,2013

Summary Poor Condition

Assessor Katherine Dickey

Notes Lid bent and warped out of shape. Handle missing. Large sections of chipped paint on lid. Scratches and exposed metal on proper front, left right and back side panels. Labeling on proper right side almost illegible. Paint faded and darkened on lid.


Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 4 from Tobacco Exhibit - automatic entry by admin