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Harvester Cigar boxes with striped lid
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Details

Object ID 003388

Object Name Harvester Cigar boxes with striped lid

Object Desc Harvester brand cigar boxes with logo and horse head on box.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003025

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

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords tobacco,cigars,smoking,Harvester Cigars,boxes,


Title Harvester Cigar boxes with striped lid

Description 2 boxes. Have striped lids with horse logo on them. Lettering is black on lid, on sides it is red, white, or black. Has a black stripe on the lid perpendicular to the main colored stripes. Has "A Quality Cigar Named After A Champion". Cost 10 cents. "The Secret's in the Curing" on interior.

Collector

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 2

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Harvester Cigars

Maker Details Named after a race horse that set a half mile record in 1925. Produced in Pennsylvania. In 1933 they dropped their price to 5 cents from 10 cents

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY3025a-b

Description

Conditions

Date MAY 31,2015

Summary Fair to poor

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes CMY3025a is discolored slightly on the lid. Black stripe is torn and has some discoloration. The left side of the box has brown stains on it and is torn. Discoloration on front part of box. Some discoloration in the interior of box. CMY3025b has a heavily discolored lid. Tear near center of one of lid's edges. Discoloration on interior. Lid does not want to come out of the box.


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