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Object ID 001468

Object Name Miss White Cigar Box

Object Desc Wooden cigar box for Miss White puritanos cigars.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001225

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1901

End Year Range 1910

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords smoking,cigars,Miss White (brand),tobacco,boxes,

Title Miss White Cigar Box

Description Wooden cigar box with red trim with Miss White name repeating within. Top cover has Miss White mark and Spanish phrases: "Gran fabrica de tabacos," "Extra Fina." Color Miss White logo printed on left side of the box, "Puritanos" printed on the front side. 10.5" tax label dates box to 1901-1910. Decorative illustration of a woman in an ornate oval frame, with Miss White printed in background. A small tag with Miss White printed on a gold and green striped background juts out from the base of the portrait. Maker name and brand printed behind this tag.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.5

Length 8.5

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 Miss White/Chas. Leutz.

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1225



Date FEB 13,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes The top cover is warped. Edgewear throughout, paper trim tearing on most edges. Bottom left corner of top cover is repaired with tape. Multiple small scratches on all sides. Interior has water stains, but color illustration is in fairly good shape for its age, colors are bright. There is a crack that runs along the bottom edge of the top cover, repaired with tape on interior side.


Date FEB 14,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 9 from Cabinet 1 - 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