Object ID 001578
Object Name Bond Street Pipe Tobacco
Object Desc Tin of Bond Street Pipe Tobacco.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001285
General Category History
Category Tobacco Products
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 4
Start Year Range 1935
End Year Range 1950
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords tobacco,Philip Morris & Co.,smoking,tins,Bond Street (brand),pipes,
Title Bond Street Pipe Tobacco
Description Tin of 1 1/2 ounce Bond Street Pipe Tobacco. Tin is cream/blue colored with an illustration of a store front and onlookers. Front and back read "Bond Street/Pipe Tobacco/Established--Over 100 Years/Philip Morris & Co. LTD INC/New York/London." Left side has Notice. Right side reads "Absolutely different pipe tobacco/An Unusual Blend Of Surpassing Quality/Made in U.S.A." Tax stamp present.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Dimensions refer to the entire tin.
Place of Origin
Maker Philip Morris & Co.
Maker Details PM USA is more than 160 years old. The history of the company can be traced back to Philip Morris' 1847 opening of a single shop on London's Bond Street, selling tobacco and ready-made cigarettes. In 1902, Philip Morris & Co., Ltd. incorporated as a small tobacco company in New York City. In 1960, Philip Morris was the smallest among the six major tobacco companies in the United States. By 1983, PM USA had become the largest cigarette company in the country.
Date FEB 25,2014
Assessor Cassie Coffey
Notes Small scratches on sides of tin. Overall the illustrations and coloring look almost new. The tax stamp is ripped and tin is empty. Little to no oxidation.
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 4 from Room 1, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin