Object ID 001642
Object Name Eight Brothers Tobacco tin
Object Desc Tin used for Eight Brothers long cut tobacco. Lunch tin style.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001331
General Category History
Category Tobacco Products
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 3
Start Year Range 1900
End Year Range 1920
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Eight Brothers (brand),Schmitt Brothers Tobacco Works,Penn Tobacco Company,chewing tobacco,cigarettes,tobacco,tins,smoking,
Title Eight Brothers Tobacco tin
Description Yellow lunch pail style Eight Brothers Tobacco tin. Black print reads "Eight/Brothers/Mild Smoke/8 Brothers/Pleasant Cut/Long Cut Tobacco" on front and back. L side reads "Smoke and Chew." R side reads "Union Made/Caution Notice." Tin is missing lid and handle. Two handle connectors are on R and L sides. Only remnants of the tax stamp remain.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Dimensions are for entire tin (missing lid and handle).
Place of Origin
Maker Schmitt Brothers Tobacco Works
Maker Details This was an independent tobacco manufacturer, which was later bought by the Penn Tobacco Company.
Date MAR 4,2014
Assessor Cassie Coffey
Notes Tin is missing handle and lid. There appears to be paint on the rim and sides of can. Piece of tape on tin. Inside of tin, rims, and handle knobs are all heavily oxidated.
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 3 from Room 7, Shelf 23 - automatic entry by admin