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Object ID 001924

Object Name La Hoja Selecta Cigar Box

Object Desc Wooden cigar box for Cuban La Hoja Selecta Cigars.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001503

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range 1916

End Year Range 1930

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords cigars,La Hoja Selecta (brand),smoking,tobacco,boxes,

Title La Hoja Selecta Cigar Box

Description Wooden cigar box, used to contain 50 "Londres" cigars. Green paper trim, image of a lady and a native man sitting on a boulder by a river on left side. Cuban tax stamp on right side of cover. Image underneath cover is the same as the one on the left side of the box.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.5

Length 8.25

Width 5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker La Hoja Selecta

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1503



Date APR 8,2014

Summary Poor

Assessor Ben Locke

Notes The paper trim is fraying away somewhat. Top lid is slightly warped, Water damage on exposed wooden panels and on base of interior.


Date APR 8,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - automatic entry by admin