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Object ID 003383

Object Name Henry George cigar box

Object Desc Wooden cigar box with logo and lettering.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003020

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

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords cigars,tobacco,boxes,Henry George,smoking,

Title Henry George cigar box

Description Wooden cigar box, light in color. Logo in center of lid, stamped in black lettering. Trim on edges-Henry George letters in light brown on a red background. Guaranteed fresh. 5 cents. Sticker on left and right side of box. Same sticker on interior of box.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.25

Length 9

Width 5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Henry George

Maker Details Were a brand of cigars quite popular with working men. Were cheap. Henry George was a noted writer, economist, and politician in the 1800s.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3020



Date MAY 31,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Tape on left corner of lid, front of box, and left side of box. Trim is crinkled. Several water damage spots in interior of box.