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
General Category History
Category Tobacco Products
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 4
Start Year Range
End Year Range
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.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Material Metal and paint.
Place of Origin
Date MAR 18,2013
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.
Date MAR 25,2014
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 4 from Tobacco Exhibit - automatic entry by admin