Object ID 001913
Object Name Bond Street Tobacco Can
Object Desc Yellow can for Bond Street tobacco.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001495
General Category History
Category Tobacco Products
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 8
Start Year Range 1926
End Year Range 1950s
Status On Exhibit
Object Keywords pipes,Philip Morris & Co.,tobacco,smoking,tins,Bond Street (brand),
Title Bond Street Tobacco Can
Description Yellow mid-sized can for Bond Street pipe tobacco. Long blue tax stamp from series 116 (post 1926) on lid and sides. Image on can of store front. "Absolutely different pipe tobacco." "An unusual aromatic blend of surpassing quality." printed on sides of can.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Dimensions refer to entire can.
Place of Origin
Maker Philip Morris and Company
Maker Details PM USA is more than 160 years old. The history of the company can be traced back to Philip Morris' 1847 opening of a single shop on London's Bond Street, selling tobacco and ready-made cigarettes. In 1902, Philip Morris & Co., Ltd. incorporated as a small tobacco company in New York City. In 1960, Philip Morris was the smallest among the six major tobacco companies in the United States. By 1983, PM USA had become the largest cigarette company in the country.
Date APR 8,2014
Assessor Cassie Coffey
Notes Tin has some scratches in advertisement and small dents. Almost fully complete tax stamp. Lid present, but somewhat warped.