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Object ID 001561

Object Name La Palina De Luxe Ideals cigar box

Object Desc Cardboard box with hinged lid for La Palina De Luxe Ideals cigars. Paper label with faux wood pattern and "La Palina" in red and gold around edges.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001941

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit East Shelf 4

Object Date 1949

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords De Luxe Ideals,Congress Cigar Co.,cigars,tobacco,cigar boxes,smoking,La Palina Cigars,

Title La Palina De Luxe Ideals cigar box

Description Paper covered cardboard box with hinged lid. Faux wood pattern on exterior with red and gold border on edges with "La Palina" written on it. On lid is embossed label "La Palina / De Luxe". At lower left corner and onto from is blue tax stamp. Text on front of box. Left and right sides have La Palina logo and text. Bottom of box has Factory No. info. Interior has label on inside of lid. Upper corner says 10c Now 9c.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.5

Length 0

Width 9

Depth 5.25

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Congress Cigar Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1941



Date FEB 21,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Overall, paper is worn and edges are frayed with loss of paper label. Half of tax stamp is missing. On left side of box at right edge the label is worn with loss, also staining from liquid On back of box the label is creased along top. Bottom of box is worn with scratches. Interior of box is dirty. On the lid there is marking in blue ink on lower edge.


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 East Shelf 4 from Room 7, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin