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Object ID 003362

Object Name Eight Brothers tin

Object Desc A circular yellow tin advertising Eight Brothers Long Cut Tobacco. Lid will not come off.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002999

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Closet, Floor

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords tobacco,Eight Brothers,tins,smoking,

Title Eight Brothers tin

Description A circular yellow tin. THe Eight Brothers Long cut Tobacco logo is on the object in black ink. The object has square oulined panels which divides up the information on it. One of the panels reads 'smoke and chew.' Two of them contain the makers information and the third says 'union made' with factory information beneath it. The lid will not come off.


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.4

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5.3

Circumference 17.3

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Penn Tobacco company

Maker Details Charles Ashby Penn, born 1868 in Patrick County, Va., was the son of the founder of the F.R. Penn Tobacco Company, where he was employed until it was taken over by the American Tobacco Company in 1912.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2999



Date MAY 27,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Carly Sass

Notes There are some scratches and rusting to the edges.


Date JUN 13,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Closet, Floor from Room 1, Closet, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin