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Object ID 001473

Object Name Alcazar Cigar Box

Object Desc Alcazar Reina Victoria cigar box.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001230

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General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Cabinet 1, Shelf 9

Object Date 1937

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Reina Victoria (brand),Alcazar,boxes,smoking,cigars,tobacco,

Title Alcazar Cigar Box

Description Wooden Cigar box with wood grain coloring and illustration on cover featuring the name "Alcazar." Box illustrations are themed after famous race horse Alcazar; small images of a jockey uniform are used in the border and an illustration of Alcazar can be found on the inner label and left side. The words "Reina Victoria" are on the front of the box. "Notice" message is stamped on the underside. Tax stamp is found on the right hand edge. $25,000 was paid for the horse named Alcazar. Alcazar was born in California in 1883. He was an award winning horse who adorned the wrappers of cigars for over half a century.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.75

Length 8

Width 5.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions are for the entire cigar box.

Quantity 1



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Image Caption CMY001230

Description Alcazar Cigar Box 1937


Date FEB 13,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Box is structurally sound with minor wear on the edges and labels. Inside illustrations and lining are fully intact.


Date FEB 14,2014

Summary Location change

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