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Object ID 001854

Object Name Bayuk Philadelphia Perfecto cigar box

Object Desc Wooden, hinged box for Bayuk Philadelphia Perfecto Cigars.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001461

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit East Shelf 5

Object Date 1945

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Philadelphia Perfecto,Bayuk Cigars Inc.,tobacco,Bayuk Phillies,boxes,smoking,cigars,

Title Bayuk Philadelphia Perfecto cigar box

Description Wood box with hinged lid and paper label. Edges are red with white text. On top of lid is logo for Bayuk Phillies. 1/2 tax stamp at left on top and front has other half (cancellation date 1945). Text on all exterior sides. Bottom of box has Factory No. info. Interior has label at top with logo and blue rectangle with text at bottom. Paper lining over the wood. Right side of box "616 3/4/122/Central" written in pencil. Could be address and size of cigars? Top of lid has a K scratched in.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.5

Length 9

Width 6

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Dimensions are for box with lid closed.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Bayuk Cigars, Inc.

Maker Details

Maker Mark Factory No. 550 - 1st Dist., Pennsylvania


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Image Caption CMCY001461

Description Phillies Cigar Box


Date MAR 26,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Box is empty. Has tearing and wear on edges of paper. Paper label has worn on lid and sides. Inside of box has yellowed.


Date MAR 26,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit East Shelf 5 from Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin