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Common Sense Smoking Tobacco packs
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Details

Object ID 001228

Object Name Common Sense Smoking Tobacco packs

Object Desc Six packages of Common Sense smoking tobacco made by P. Lorillard Company.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001057a-f

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 6

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tobacco,P. Lorillard Co.,Common Sense Tobacco,smoking,pipes,cigarettes,plug tobacco,


Title Common Sense Smoking Tobacco packs

Description Six packages that contain smoking tobacco made by the Lorillard Company. It is colored red and yellow. The front label says Common Sense for 10 cents big vaule cut plug smoking tobacco. It has an image of 10 1cent lined up. The background is red with yellow words. The back label is the promotional guarantee that it is common sense to buy this tobacco product. It has the company name and its est. 1760. the top is where the plastic covering is held together. The bottom says common sense 10 cents. To the right lable is the company name and est again. The left label is a statement of what factory it was made and that it complies with the law.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 4.5

Length 3

Width 1.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 6

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker P. Lorilland Company

Maker Details In 1760, entrepreneur Pierre Lorillard founded America’s first tobacco company in New York City. Now known as Lorillard Inc., it is the oldest continuously operating tobacco company in the United States. Today, Lorillard, through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, manufactures Newport — the number one selling menthol cigarette in the U.S. — as well as brands Kent, True, Maverick, and Old Gold.* In 2010, Lorillard celebrated its 250th anniversary since its founding in 1760, making it the oldest publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange and one of the oldest continuously operating companies in America. *Lorillard and its brand names are registered trademarks of Lorillard Licensing Company, LLC.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY001057a-f

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 15,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Brooke Uhl

Notes Some of plastic on the packages is ripped and stained. It has some edge wear on the top where the plastic is enclosed.


Events

Date JAN 15,2014

Summary Status change

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


Date JAN 15,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1 from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 18,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Status change

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


Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 6 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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