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Object ID 001453

Object Name Kenway Cigar Box

Object Desc Wooden cigar box by the Kenway Company.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001215

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit East Shelf 5

Object Date 1934

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Kenway,Tobacco,Cigars,smoking,boxes,

Title Kenway Cigar Box

Description Wooden Cigar box with decoorative paper trim. Top, front, and both side covers read, "Kenway 2 for 5 cents." Kenway mark underneath top cover, "2 for 5 cents" on top left corner, "Made in U.S.A." on top right corner. "NRA (National Recovery Act) Member, We Do Our Part" to the right of Kenway logo. Paper label has date punched in on it, which is 2-13-34.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.5

Length 11

Width 5.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Kenway

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY001215



Date FEB 12,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Edgewear and fraying on the paper trim. Box is empty and the seal is broken. No cracks in the wood. Some water stains on the front cover.


Date FEB 14,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 10 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 East Shelf 5 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 10 - automatic entry by admin