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Yankee Girl Scrap Tobacco package
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Details

Object ID 001507

Object Name Yankee Girl Scrap Tobacco package

Object Desc Paper package for Yankee Girl Scrap Tobacco. Crest shape at center with image of woman with flag. Tax stamp on top edge.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001923

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 7

Object Date 1929

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tobacco,Yankee Girl Scrap Tobacco,Scotten, Dillon Company,pouch,


Title Yankee Girl Scrap Tobacco package

Description Folded and glued paper packet containing tobacco. Paper is brown with red checkered pattern. Crest shape on front center with text around "Yankee Girl / Scrap". Image of woman at center of crest holding flag with text. Manufacturer mark at lower left corner. On top of packet, green tax stamp running across with text "Factory No. 1. Dist. of Mich. / 1929 Sept. 30" printed on it. On back of packet text at bottom with manufacturer infrormation.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 5.5

Length 0

Width 4

Depth 1.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Scotten, Dillon Company

Maker Details Detroit, MI

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1923

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 18,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes There is still tobacco inside the package. On top edge, tax stamp is loose and torn from the package being opened. Paper on top side is torn and folded. On front creases on edges. Tear at lower edge near left. On top edge there is white marks, looks like paint. On back side accretion at top center. Brown stain at left near edge below center.


Events

Date FEB 18,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 4 - 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 Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin


Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 7 from Tobacco Exhibit - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

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