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Object ID 001470

Object Name Vieweger's Shoe Peg Cigar Box

Object Desc Wooden cigar box for "Shoe Peg" style cigars from Vieweger's.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001227

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit East Shelf 4

Object Date

Start Year Range 1919

End Year Range 1939

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords cigars,Shoe Peg (brand),smoking,H. Vieweger,tobacco,boxes,

Title Vieweger's Shoe Peg Cigar Box

Description Wooden cigar box with decorative red paper trim. Top lid reads "SHOE PEG" and has a picture of a heeled shoe. Color shoe peg logo on left side, "Vieweger's Shoe Peg" printed in black text on left side. Factory number and caution notice printed on bottom. Color shoe peg illustration underneath top cover, features a red shoe in a gold frame on a blue floral backdrop. In ornate script, "Vieweger's" is printed above "Shoe Peg." "Shoe Peg" printed again right below cover on interior. "Shoe Peg" and decription of contents printed on front. Price was 5 cents.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3

Length 9

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 H. Vieweger

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1227



Date FEB 13,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Top cover is warped. Edgewear on all sides, andpaper trim is tearing on some parts. Top cover and left side are dirty, and all sides have scratches on the surface. Interior has stains, old tobacco smell still lingers. Shoe peg illustration on interior is dirty and slightly faded.


Date FEB 14,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 9 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 4 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 9 - automatic entry by admin