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Object ID 001696

Object Name Bankers Cigar Tin

Object Desc Tin for Bankers "Hand Made" cigars that is light green in color and rectangular in shape.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001358

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General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 4

Object Date 1927

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End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Bankers (brand),cigars,tins,Heekin Can Company,tobacco,smoking,

Title Bankers Cigar Tin

Description Tin used as storage/humidor for Bankers cigars. Tin is pastel green with blue print. Front, R and L sides read "Bankers/Hand/Made/Highest Quality/5 cents." Back has factory information, tax notice, and penalty notice. Also reads "The Heekin Can Co. Cin. O. 2919;" most likely the manufacturer of the tin itself. Lid of can has residue where tax stamp once was. Bottom of tin is gold-colored and has factory information imprinted. Cancellation date can still be read on the tax stamp's residue.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.25

Length 3.5

Width 3.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Measurements above refer to entire tin.

Quantity 1



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Image Caption MCY001358

Description Bankers cigar tin


Date MAR 11,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Tin has scratching on the lid and corners of tin. Tax stamp has been removed but readible residue still remains. Dents on the top of tin sides. Oxidation on the outside and inside.


Date MAR 11,2014

Summary Location change

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