Object ID 001481
Object Name Bornheimer's Humidor Pack Box
Object Desc Wooden humidor box for Bornheimer's cigars.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001234
General Category History
Category Tobacco Products
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Cabinet 1
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
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details The dimensions above are for the entire box.
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.
Description Wooden Humidor Box for Bornheimer's Cigar Stores Co. Milwaukee, WI
Date FEB 14,2014
Assessor Cassie Coffey
Notes Some wear in label paper on the outside of the box and staining on bottom.