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Old Gold Cigarettes sign
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Details

Object ID 001482

Object Name Old Gold Cigarettes sign

Object Desc Rectangular, metal sign for Old Gold Cigarettes. Painted yellow with red and blue text.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001901

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Tobacco Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1940s

End Year Range 1950s

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords cigarettes,tobacco,Old Gold Cigarettes,advertising,signs,smoking,merchandise displays,


Title Old Gold Cigarettes sign

Description Rectangular, metal sign. Yellow with blue and red text. Text, "For a / Treat / Buy ... / Old Gold / Cigarettes". Old Gold is in Gothic text. Holes puched out in the four corners and on the left and right signs at center. Back of sign is unfinished. At top and bottom metal was folded over.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 16.25

Length 0

Width 6.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker

Maker Details

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1901

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 14,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes The holes punched out on sides are worn with loss of metal on upper left corner hole. Large vertical scratch starting at top left quadrant near edge and running down side. Brown stain in upper right corner. Marks from liquid across front. Bottom edge of sign is dirty. On back there is a large section of rust and accretion running down right edge. Light scratches. Small white marks across the back.


Events

Date FEB 20,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 9 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 8 from Room 7, Shelf 9 - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 23,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 23,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit from Room 7, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes

Date MAR 25,2014

Notes Permanent Location: Room 7, Shelf 8