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Grauley's Pinar del Rio sign
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Details

Object ID 001483

Object Name Grauley's Pinar del Rio sign

Object Desc Metal on cardboard sign for Grauley's cigars. White background with green border. Text at center

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001902

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 1930s

End Year Range 1940s

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tobacco,cigars,Grauley's,advertising,signs,smoking,


Title Grauley's Pinar del Rio sign

Description Metal on cardboard sign. Front is metal with white background and green border. Text at center, "Grauley's / Pinar del Rio / 5 Cigar". Back of sign has brown cardboard. At lower left corner is manufacturer "Ritter Mfg. Co. Phila."

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 6.5

Length 0

Width 9.38

Depth 0.13

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0

Material

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Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker

Maker Details

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1902

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 15,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes On front the metal is scratched. At right side near edge at center there is a brown accretion, possible tape. Brown stain at center running vertically across sign. Cream-color parts of sign are discolored and yellowed. Edges are worn. Dent at top edge center. Scratch at top edge near left corner. At lower edge there is dent just right of center. Small fissures in the cream colored paint. Loss of paint around edges with rusted metal exposed. On back, at top center there is residue and accretions from duct tape. Holes and tears in cardboard at top edge center Metal at top edge center is bent in a rippled shape with loss of paint. At lower left edge there is a brown mark on the cardboard. Cardboard has light scratches with some loss in layer of paper.


Events

Date FEB 15,2014

Summary Status change

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


Date FEB 15,2014

Summary Location change

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


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