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Brass Cigarette Dispenser
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Details

Object ID 001546

Object Name Brass Cigarette Dispenser

Object Desc Brass cigarette dispenser, shaped like a French advertising kiosk.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001268

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Speakeasy Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1940

End Year Range 1950

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Tobacco,dispenser,Cigarettes,


Title Brass Cigarette Dispenser

Description Top cover pulls out to reveal small slots to hold several cigarettes inside. When completely open, the cigarettes are supposed to fan. Shaped like an old French advertising kiosk, with a paper cover featuring several illustrations of advertising posters for plays, ballets, cabarets, concerts, etc.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 10.25

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 4.25

Circumference 9

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Diameter measured at base, which is wider. Circumference measured at middle, which is the smaller than the top and bottom ends.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker

Maker Details

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1268

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 20,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Paper cover is faded and has a few small tears. It may be missing a detatchable decoration at the top, based on images of the same dispenser. The piece itself still functions, but a few of the cigarette holders are missing. The brass could potentially be cleaned up. Overall, the piece is in presentable condition.


Events

Date MAR 18,2014

Summary Status change

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


Date MAR 18,2014

Summary Location change

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


Provenance

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