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Object ID 003364

Object Name Old Queen cigar box

Object Desc A cardboard cigar box advertising the Old Queen brand.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003001

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 cigars,tobacco,Old Queen,boxes,smoking,

Title Old Queen cigar box

Description A cardboard cigar box advertising Old Queen brand. The edges are lined with a white band that repeats 'Habana' and a leaf symbol. The center of the box has the image of a woman surrounded by tropical fauna and the words 'Old Queen' above her head. One of the side panels is white with "Old Queen" in red lettering. The bottom of the box contains factory information. The lid opens to a yellow based interior and the image of a Queen of clubs card on the inside lid. The lid also says 'try one' and 'high trump.'


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.3

Length 8

Width 4.8

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Old Queen

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3001



Date MAY 27,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Carly Sass

Notes The images are rather faded and the lid is warped and does not close properly. There is also edge wear.


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