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Camel Cigarette thermometer sign
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Details

Object ID 001317

Object Name Camel Cigarette thermometer sign

Object Desc Red, metal embossed sign with thermometer advertising Camel Cigarettes

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001851

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 7, Shelf 17

Object Date 1950s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords cigarettes,Camel Cigarettes,thermometers,signs,advertising,tobacco,smoking,


Title Camel Cigarette thermometer sign

Description Metal, embossed sign. Red background with yellow and white text. At bottom half is embossed package of Camel cigarettes with the logo "Turkish & Domestic Blend Cigarettes" There are 4 embossed cigarettes coming out of the top of the package. One cigarette is the thermometer with increments to the right. At top text reads, "Camels / Have a / Real Cigarette!". At bottom text, "Sold Here" There are holes for hanging in all four corners. Extra hole at top edge center. On back, metal is gray. Metal ties holding in the thermometer

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 13.38

Length 0

Width 5.75

Depth 0.88

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Robertson

Maker Details

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1851

Description

Conditions

Date JAN 24,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes The edges are worn with dents. Lower right corner is dented. Light scratches on front side. At top of sign there is a large scratch running 3.5" horizontally starting at the "C" in Camels. On right edge near center there is another deep scratch, vertically, 1". By the top of the thermometer there is a black accretion. The cigarette package is worn and scratched. It appears to be tarnished or stained (can't remove w/ cloth). The 2nd tallest cigarette has a crack horizontally and vertically around its outline (about 2.5" from right edge at center. The top metal tie on the thermometer is bent and dented. Some small black spots on the thermometer glass. On back of sign, some light scratches and stains. There is yellowed cellophane tape at the bottom of the thermometer. It is keeping the thermometer in place. Edges of sign on back are worn.


Events

Date JAN 24,2014

Summary Status change

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


Date JAN 24,2014

Summary Location change

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


Date JAN 24,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 5 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin


Date JAN 28,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 9 from Room 7, Shelf 5 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 8 from Room 7, Shelf 9 - automatic entry by admin


Date JUN 13,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 17 from Room 7, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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