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Roi-Tan cigar box
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Details

Object ID 003386

Object Name Roi-Tan cigar box

Object Desc Red and gold box with logo.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003023

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Room 1, Closet, Floor

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords cigars,tobacco,boxes,smoking,Roi-Tan,


Title Roi-Tan cigar box

Description Red and gold cigar box. Gold trim and logo. Remnants of a sticker on logo on lid. "Fresh Perfectos Extra" on one side of box, with "The Cigar That Breathes" on another. Cost 10 cents. Has a hole in the head of cigar.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 2.25

Length 8.75

Width 5.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Roi-Tan

Maker Details Sponsered radio campaigns in the 1930s. Quite popular in the 1940s to 1960s.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY3023

Description

Conditions

Date MAY 31,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Sticker remnants on lid. Edges of lid and bod are yellowed and torn. LIghining of some parts of lid. Discoloration of the interior. Has $1.00 marking in pen on interior of lid.


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