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Object ID 001577

Object Name Our Defense Cigar Box

Object Desc Wooden cigar box for "Our Defense" brand cigars.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001284

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit

Object Date 1899

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords cigars,tobacco,smoking,Our Defense,boxes,

Title Our Defense Cigar Box

Description Wooden cigar box containing a variety of different cigars from different brands. Features two color illustrations of two military servicemen shaking hands. Union stamp on front panel.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.5

Length 8.75

Width 4.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Our Defense

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1284



Date FEB 25,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes In ok condition considering the age of the box. Edgewear throughout, but no signs of major damage or fading on the colors.


Date MAR 4,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 9 from Room 7, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit from Cabinet 1, Shelf 9 - automatic entry by admin