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Union Leader Cut Plug Tobacco Tin
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Details

Object ID 001584

Object Name Union Leader Cut Plug Tobacco Tin

Object Desc Lunchbox style tin for Union Leader tobacco.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001290

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 4

Object Date

Start Year Range 1910

End Year Range 1930

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Union Leader (brand),tobacco,chewing tobacco,smoking,tins,P. Lorillard Co.,plug tobacco,lunchboxes,


Title Union Leader Cut Plug Tobacco Tin

Description Red tin for Union Leader tobacco. Handle on top cover. Cut Plug tobacco for both chewing and smoking.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 4.25

Length 7.75

Width 5.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker P. Lorillard Company

Maker Details Lorillard, Inc., through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third largest manufacturer of cigarettes in the United States. Founded in 1760, Lorillard is the oldest continuously operating tobacco company in the U.S. Newport, Lorillardís flagship premium cigarette brand, is the top selling menthol and second largest selling cigarette in the U.S. In addition to Newport, the Lorillard product line has four additional cigarette brand families marketed under the Kent, True, Maverick and Old Gold brand names. These five brands include 41 different product offerings which vary in price, taste, flavor, length and packaging. In April 2012, Lorillard acquired blu ecigs, the leading electronic cigarette company in the U.S. Lorillard maintains its headquarters and manufactures all of its cigarette products in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1290

Description

Conditions

Date FEB 25,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Lots of edgewear, staining throughout. Not enough damage to be considered poor.


Events

Date MAR 4,2014

Summary Location change

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


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 Cabinet 1, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes