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Garcia Grande Cigar Box
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Details

Object ID 000841

Object Name Garcia Grande Cigar Box

Object Desc A wooden box with a border that says "Garcia Grande" on it. In the inside there are 13 original cigars.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000763

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Tobacco Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1930

End Year Range 1935

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Garcia Grande (brand),cigars,tobacco,boxes,smoking,


Title Garcia Grande Quality Cigar box

Description Wooden box with a label on the front that says "Garcia Grande Quality Cigars" There is a closing piece that is silver and does not close all the way. On the inside, there are 7 "Panatela" size cigars and 6 "Queens" size cigars. They are separated by a wooden piece and on the binding of the opening labels it says which side is which. On the inside lid, there is the brand name logo and pricings for each type of cigarette. The Queen size looks a little bit thicker than the Panetelas size. On the bottom, there is a factory number and a district place. There is also a notice on the bottom about how much you can sell these for.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 1

Length 8.5

Width 5.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Inside, th Panatela size cigar is 5 inches long and .5 inches thick. The Queen size is 5 inches long and .7 inches thick

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Garcia Grande

Maker Details

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY763

Description

Conditions

Date JUN 27,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Emma Evans

Notes The box has some scraches on the front and some wear on the sides. The lid does not close all the way because the wood has curved. Inside all the cigars are covered in original plastic and labels. On the bottom of box there are watermarks.


Events

Date SEP 12,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7 from On Loan - automatic entry by admin


Date DEC 29,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from Out On Loan - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 2 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 14,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 9 from Room 7, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin


Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Status change

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


Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit from Cabinet 1, Shelf 9 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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