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Object ID 001243

Object Name Etiquette Cigarette Tobacco Jar

Object Desc An empty jar of cigarette tobacco made by Sanijar.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001066a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 2

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Sanijar,Etiquette Cigarette Jar,jars,tobacco,

Title Etiquette Cigarette Tobacco Jar

Description An empty sanijar that used to contain tobacco. The lid has an embossed trademark of Sanijar underneath. Also, the lid has an old tax stamp across the top. The lid has an indent to help open the jar.The jar itself has two labels. The first label is a white label with green words "Etiquette Cigarette Tobacco." The second label is the factory notice that it is compliant with the gov't on the selling of tobacco. The rest of the tax stamp is on the right and left sides of the main label.


Approx Collection Date

Height 6

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 3.75

Circumference 11.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details .75" in height for the glass lid.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Sanijar

Maker Details Company history is unknown.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY001066a-b



Date JAN 16,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Brooke Uhl

Notes The jar itself is in really good condition. The labels on the jar are faded and stained and have some edge wear.


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 2 from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin