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Object ID 001578

Object Name Bond Street Pipe Tobacco

Object Desc Tin of Bond Street Pipe Tobacco.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001285

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 4

Object Date

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

Height 4.5

Length 3

Width 0

Depth 1

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions refer to the entire tin.

Quantity 1



Site Details

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.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY001285

Description Bond Street Pipe Tobacco


Date FEB 25,2014

Summary Good

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