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Object ID 001627

Object Name Phillip Morris & Co. Cigarettes tin

Object Desc Small, metal tin with sliding lid. Brown with horizontal stripes. Company logo at center in yellow with black text surrounded.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001962a-b

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

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Philip Morris & Co.,tobacco,cigarette tins,cigarettes,smoking,tins,

Title Phillip Morris & Co. Cigarettes tin

Description A- Can B- Lid (lid cannot be removed, stuck) Metal tin with rounded edges. Metal sliding lid with embossed cresant shap at top for opening. Can is yellow-brown with stripes. Text on front and back the same. Logo at center with text above "Philip Morris & Co. Ltd." Below "Special Blend / Made in U.S.A. / Philip Morris & Co. LTD. New York". On left and right sides text running vertically "Philip Morris / Special Blend / Cigarettes / Made in U.S.A." On bottom of can, embossed clover leaf.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3

Length 0

Width 2.5

Depth 1.13

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Quantity 0



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Maker Philip Morris & Company

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Image Caption CMY1962a-b



Date FEB 28,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes B- The lid is stuck and cannot be removed, the metal flaps on the side are bent inward. Lid is significantly scratched on the edges. Lid has rust on edges. A- Can is worn with light scratches. On back of can at lower edge at center the is a brown mark. Bottom edge is rusted. Bottom of can has scratches horizontally.


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 4 from Tobacco Exhibit - automatic entry by admin