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Model Smoking Tobacco advertisement
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Details

Object ID 001488

Object Name Model Smoking Tobacco advertisement

Object Desc Metal advertisement for Model Smoking Tobacco. Shaped like tobacco box with 3-D illusion. Red with text at center

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001907

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 7, Shelf 9

Object Date

Start Year Range 1922

End Year Range 1930s

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords tobacco,smoking,Model Smoking Tobacco,United States Tobacco Company,advertising,signs,pipes,cigarettes,


Title Model Smoking Tobacco advertisement

Description Medal sign. Shaped like box of tobacco with three-dimensional illusion, sides are cut at an angle. Text reads, "United States Tobacco Comapny's / Model / Smoking Tobacco / Extra Quality / For Pipe or Cigarette". At center is circle with a pipe and cigarette. At top has a print of a label with text, "It's Got The Right Taste".Two holes punched out on top for hanging. Back is plain, gray.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 15.19

Length 0

Width 18.13

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

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Quantity 0

Material

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Site Details

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Images

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Image Caption CMY1907

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 15,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes Very poor condition. Overall, the sign is dented and bent throughouth. At top edge there is white paint. Extra holes have been punched out At top right corner, near right edge below center, lower right corner, lower left corner. at center, and left edge near center. Holes are rusted and distorted. Scratches throughout. Loss of paint. Exposed metal is rusted. Scratches by "t" in "Extra". Edges are sharp. Back side is worn. Scratches and dents throughout. Sharp edges from holes. Red discoloration throughout. Large section of rust at center.


Events

Date FEB 20,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 10 from Room 7 - automatic entry by admin


Date FEB 27,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 9 from Room 7, Shelf 10 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes

Date FEB 15,2014

Notes In 1822, George Weyman, who invented Copenhagen Snuff opened a tobacco shop. The company went by several names: 1870-1905: Weyman & Bros. 1905-1911: purchased by American Tobacco Company 1911-1922: Weyman-Bruton Company (American Tobacco Company disolved) 1922-2001: United States Tobacco Company http://www.ussmokeless.com/en/cms/Company/History/default.aspx