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Object ID 001479

Object Name Sweet Mist Chewing Tobacco Store Display

Object Desc Store display for Sweet Mist Chewing Tobacco made with tin and cardboard.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001233

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 1

Object Date 1913

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Sweet Mist Tobacco,chewing tobacco,Scotten Dillon Company,tobacco,display,

Title Sweet Mist Chewing Tobacco Store Display

Description Large yellow and orange chewing tobacco store display made from cardboard and tin. Missing original tin lid. Illustrations of children playing in a fountain on front and back sides. Left and right sides display "Sweet Mist Fine Cut" and show the can holds 48 packages at 5 cents each.


Approx Collection Date

Height 10.75

Length 0

Width 8

Depth 6.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions above are for the entire tin.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker American Can Co.

Maker Details Tobacco maker-Scotten Dillon Company (Detroit, Michigan) Can maker-American Can Co.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY001233

Description Sweet Mist Chewing Tobacco Store Display Tin


Date FEB 14,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Tin is in good condition, however the original tin lid is missing which lowers the condition to fair. Supplementary lid was added with orange cardboard and tape. Some rusting on bottom of tin.


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 1 from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin