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Object ID 001481

Object Name Bornheimer's Humidor Pack Box

Object Desc Wooden humidor box for Bornheimer's cigars.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001234

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Cabinet 1

Object Date

Start Year Range 1942

End Year Range 1959

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords humidors,Bornheimer Cigar Stores Co.,tobacco,smoking,cigars,boxes,

Title Bornheimer's Humidor Pack Box

Description Bornheimer's Factory Fresh Humidor Pack, brown cigar box which held 100 mild/mellow cigars. Lid of box has Bornheimer's stamp with Milwaukee distributer adresses. Tax stamp on right hand corner. Inside of box has inner label which reads same as lid. Plus, "6 cents, Read to Light, Hole in Head" and "30 cents The package of five cigars." Bottom of box has both Notice and Tax Paid notice- "Factory No. 48 State of New Jersey." "Claro" and "550" are also stamped on bottom.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3

Length 11.25

Width 0

Depth 5.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The dimensions above are for the entire box.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Bornheimer's Cigar Stores Co., Inc.

Maker Details Had 4 stores in Milwaukee. 720 N. Water St. 2674 N. 27th St. 801 N. Third St. 1213 W. Mitchell St.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY001234

Description Wooden Humidor Box for Bornheimer's Cigar Stores Co. Milwaukee, WI


Date FEB 14,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Some wear in label paper on the outside of the box and staining on bottom.