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Object ID 001492

Object Name Tip Top Cigarette Paper packets

Object Desc Folded paper packet. Blue with white text. One contains papers. Text printed on interior.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001911a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit Counter

Object Date

Start Year Range 1930s

End Year Range 1950s

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tobacco,cigarettes,Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co.,smoking,rolling papers,Tip Top (brand),wrappers,

Title Tip Top Cigarette Paper packets

Description Two packets. A- contains cigarette paper. Both are tri-fold. Blue background with white text. Front has "Tip Top" in large print near top. "Cigarette Paper / Papier Extra Superieur" at bottom. Othersize has text running vertically. "Tip Top / Cigarette Paper". Interior flap is the same as the front. On the interior of packet there is text on all three section. At left descripton of product in English. Right side has same text in French. At center is same text as on front.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.88

Length 0

Width 1.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1911a-b



Date FEB 15,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Overall, paper yellowed and worn on edges. A- crease at lower left corner on front. Discoloration at top edge center, On back exterior flap is creased at lower right corner. Stain center on back. Bottom edge of cigarette papers are stained throughout. Papers are fold. B- does not contain papers. Top edge is discolored and faded. Corners are worn.


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 Cabinet 1, Shelf 4 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit Counter from Tobacco Exhibit - automatic entry by admin