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Object ID 001553

Object Name Fashion Cut Plug Tobacco Lunch Tin

Object Desc Lunch style tin for Fashion Cut Plug Tobacco

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001273

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 2

Object Date

Start Year Range 1910

End Year Range 1940

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Fashion Cut Plug Tobacco,tobacco,chewing tobacco,lunchboxes,tins,plug tobacco,

Title Fashion Cut Plug Tobacco Lunch Tin

Description Lunch box style tin used for Fashion Cut Plug tobacco. Tin is rectangular with small handle attached to lid. Tin opens with clasp on the side. Sides of tin have illustration of tobacco pouch; part of tax stamp also present. Tin is yellow and cream with front/back illustration of formally dressed man and woman. Top of lid reads "Fashion Cut Plug." Factory information on back. Blank on inside.


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.5

Length 7.5

Width 0

Depth 5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The above dimensions refer to the entire box with handle down. The following refer to the entire box with handle upright: Height: 6.5"

Quantity 1



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Image Caption CMY001273

Description Fashion Cut Plug Tobacco Lunch Tin


Date FEB 20,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Some oxidation is present on both the outside and inside of the tin. Clasp and lid still function smoothly. Some water damage near hinges. All images are clear and readible. Partial tax stamp present.


Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 2 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin