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War Eagle Cigars Tin
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Details

Object ID 001822

Object Name War Eagle Cigars Tin

Object Desc Green cylindrical tin for War Eagle Cigars.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001430

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 1917

End Year Range 1932

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords War Eagle (brand),cigars,smoking,tobacco,tins,


Title War Eagle Cigars Tin

Description Green cylindrical tin for War Eagle brand cigars. 2 for 5 cents. Tax stamp style indicates that this may have been a wartime brand from 1917-1932. Front and back feature illustration of a Bald Eagle in flight. Side text reads: "The mild quality is pleasing. The fragrance is a revelation. Our factory making these cigars has a production of over one million a day. It is the savings effected in such large production that enables us to give such unusual value at the price.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 5.25

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5

Circumference 15.75

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

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Images

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Image Caption CMY1430

Description

Conditions

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes Lots of rust spots and edgewear all over the can. Minor dents as well.


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