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Object ID 001574

Object Name Admiration After Dinner cigar box

Object Desc Wood box with paper label and hinged lid. Graphic on lid is embossed with gold circle at center and "Admiration" written above.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001944

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General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit East Shelf 5

Object Date 1930s

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Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tobacco,cigars,cigar boxes,Admiration After Dinner Cigars,S. Fernandez & Co.,E. Regensburg & Sons,smoking,

Title Admiration After Dinner cigar box

Description Wood box with hinged lid. Paper labeling on exterior and interior. On lid is embossed graphic at center. Gold circle with text "ERS". Above circle is text "Admiration" below is red banner with text. Tax stamp at lower left. On each side, except back "Admiration / After Dinner" written on black. On left side there is paper glued to box with hand written text. On bottom is embossed stamp for Factory No. and caution. "Claro" stamped at side. Interior has graphic of woman at center in 18th century dress looking in mirror.


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Height 1.5

Length 0

Width 9.75

Depth 5.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Image Caption CMY1944



Date FEB 25,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes Lid is loose at left side, use caution when handling. At lower edge of lid, wood is cracked almost through. Paper label is worn on exterior with loss at edges. On lid, paper is staining and discolored. Loss of tax stamp at left. Brown paper glued to left side of box with writting in ink. Around lower edge of box at bottom paper label is torn and loose. On back side of box there is white paper accretion at right. Bottom of box is stained and discolored. Interior of box is stained on wood. Loss of paper at back interior edge. Paper glued to lid at right with writing in pencil on it.


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 5 from Room 7, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin