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Union Leader Chewing Tobacco tin
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Details

Object ID 000731

Object Name Union Leader Chewing Tobacco tin

Object Desc Rectangular metal tin with hinged lid. Metal handle. Sides painted red, top golden color, writing in black. Says "Union Leader Cut Plug". It held tobacco that could be chewed or smoked. It does open, its empty, and rusty inside.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000522

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 4

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords boxes,tobacco,chewing tobacco,Union Leader Cut Plug,plug tobacco,tins,lunchboxes,


Title Union Leader Chewing Tobacco tin

Description Rectangular metal tin, with hinged lid. Metal handle. Sides painted red, top golden color, with black writing. Printing says "Union Leader Cut Plug" and it held tobacco that could be chewed or smoked. It does open, it's empty and rusty inside.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 4

Length 8

Width 5.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material Metal and paint.

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Images

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Image Caption CMY522

Description

Conditions

Date MAR 18,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Hannah Lartz

Notes There is discoloration, the metal is warped on the lid. The bottom is tarnished. Several scratches to the paint all around the tin box. Inside there is rust.


Events

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

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


Provenance

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