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Sweet Cuba Store Display Humidor
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Details

Object ID 001478

Object Name Sweet Cuba Store Display Humidor

Object Desc Large humidor used for displaying and holding tobacco for a store.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001232

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 5

Object Date

Start Year Range 1911

End Year Range 1930

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tobacco,Sweet Cuba,humidors,tins,display,merchandise displays,


Title Sweet Cuba Store Display Humidor

Description Large, yellow, tin humidor used in a store to display packs of Sweet Cuba fine cut tobacco. Tin box has a slanted, hinged door opening with a handle. Various illustrations of the tobacco packs are printed on the tin. Also the brand's slogan "The Kind That Suits" as well as the price (5 cents) are printed on the tin. Inside of tin is not painted.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 8

Length 0

Width 8

Depth 9.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The dimensions listed above are for the entire tin. The opening of the tin is approx. 8" W x 5.5" L

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Spaulding & Merrick

Maker Details Stock owned by Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co. Chicago, Ill.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY001232

Description Sweet Cuba Store Display Humidor

Conditions

Date FEB 14,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes The tin is in fair condition because of denting that causes the tin to have trouble staying closed. In addition, there is rusting along the edges and some scratches in the paint. Inside of tin appears to have been repainted.


Events

Date FEB 14,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1 from Room 1, Shelf 18 - 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 North Shelf 5 from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes