Object ID 001902
Object Name Old Queen Cigar Box
Object Desc Box for Old Queen cigars.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001485
General Category History
Category Tobacco Products
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Tobacco Exhibit East Shelf 3
Object Date 1941
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Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords Old Queen (brand),C.A. Tank,tobacco,cigars,boxes,smoking,
Title Old Queen Cigar Box
Description Cigar box for Old Queen cigars. Wooden box with paper label/border. Border reads "Habana." Lid of box has black ink image of Old Queen and two blue stamps. One is a Union makers stamp, the other is a tax stamp for 1941 (Series 1910). Front of box has Tax Paid notice and 5 cent marker. Sides of box read "Colorado Clam..?" and "Old Queen." Bottom of box has factory notice. Inside lid has image of the Queen of Clubs card and reads "Old Queen/Try One/High Trump/C.Tank/Registered by C.A. Tank/ After all nothing satisfies like a good cigar/Hand Made." Bottom of box has pencil that reads "7/29 LL."
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Dimensions are for box with warped lid.
Place of Origin
Maker C.A. Tank
Maker Details Possible maker or illustrator?
Date APR 4,2014
Assessor Cassie Coffey
Notes Tax stamp is present with dating information. Box label in fair condition with some tears and discoloring. Lid is warped/doesn't close all the way. Inside paper label is dirty. Some of the factory info has rubbed off bottom. Pencil on bottom.
Date APR 4,2014
Summary Location change
Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit East Shelf 3 from Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 1 - automatic entry by admin