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Object ID 001626

Object Name Holiday Pipe Mixture Tobacco tin

Object Desc Metal container with hinged lid and rounded sides. Green background. Ocean liner at lower edge and palm tree at top. Text on front and back "Holiday Pipe Mixture"

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001961

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 5

Object Date

Start Year Range 1930s

End Year Range 1950s

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords tobacco,tobacco tins,Holiday (brand),pipes,Larus & Brother Company,tins,smoking,

Title Holiday Pipe Mixture Tobacco tin

Description Metal tin with hinged lid and rounded edges. Lid has a lid which fits over top of can and indentation around edges on top. At top of can there is an embossed edge. Green. On front there is graphic of palm tree leaf at top and ocean liner at lower edge center. "Holiday / Pipe Mixture" written at top. At bottom text, "Aromatic in the Pack / Aromatic in the Pipe". On right side if Factory No. info and piece of tax stamp. On left is piece of tax stamp for 1 & 1/4 ounces and text vertically below "Manufactured by Larus & Bro. Co. Inc. Richmond, Virginia. U.S.A.". On back side is description of product. Bottom of can has embossed lettering "Holiday".


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.38

Length 0

Width 3

Depth 1

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Larus & Brother Company

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1961



Date FEB 28,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Lid does not fit over canister. Light scratching on interior and exterior. On lid, reminants of tax stamp, faded. Exterior is dirty and stained. Only small pieces of tax stamp on left and right sides. On back side at lid, edge is worn with loss of paint. Rust along bottom edge and bottom of can. Red marks on bottom of can. Interior is rusted and tarnished.


Date MAR 23,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date MAR 23,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit from Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 5 from Tobacco Exhibit - automatic entry by admin