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Maryland Club Mixture Tobacco Tin
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Details

Object ID 001646

Object Name Maryland Club Mixture Tobacco Tin

Object Desc Small tin for Maryland Club Mixture brand tobacco by the American Tobacco Co.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001334

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Tobacco Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1890

End Year Range 1920

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords smoking,tobacco,cigarettes,Maryland Club Mixture Tobacco,American Tobacco Company,tins,


Title Maryland Club Mixture Tobacco Tin

Description Seafom colored tin for Maryland Club Mixture Tobacco. Tobacco still inside. Image of a victorian house on top cover. "Original" printed diagnally across top cover.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 1.75

Length 4

Width 2.5

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 American Tobacco Company

Maker Details The American Tobacco Company was a tobacco company founded in 1890 by J. B. Duke through a merger between a number of U.S. tobacco manufacturers including Allen and Ginter and Goodwin & Company. The company was one of the original 12 members of the Dow Jones Industrial Average in 1896. The American Tobacco Company dominated the industry by acquiring the Lucky Strike Company and over 200 other rival firms. Antitrust action begun in 1907 broke the company into several major companies in 1911.[1] The American Tobacco Company restructured itself in 1969, forming a holding company called American Brands, Inc. which operated American Tobacco as a subsidiary. American Brands acquired a variety of non-tobacco businesses during the 1970s and 1980s, and sold its tobacco operations to Brown & Williamson in 1994. American Brands subsequently renamed itself Fortune Brands.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY1334

Description

Conditions

Date MAR 5,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Tin still closable, tobacco inside. Minor staining and edgewear throughout. Small dents on top cover. Paint chipped away on some parts.


Events

Date MAR 5,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 3 from 3rd Floor Hallway - automatic entry by admin


Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Status change

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


Date MAY 21,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit from Cabinet 1, Shelf 3 - automatic entry by admin


Provenance

Notes