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Object ID 003389

Object Name Harvester Record Breaker cigar boxes

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

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003026a-b

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,cigars,boxes,smoking,Harvester Cigars,Record Breaker,

Title Harvester Record Breaker cigar boxes

Description Two cigar boxes with striped lid. Record Breaker brand of the Harvester Cigars. Both boxes have writing on the lid. Harvester Cigars and horse head are on the lid, in black lettering/coloring. Has "A Quality Cigar Named After A Champion" written on the side.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.25

Length 8.25

Width 5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 2



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. Dropped prices to 5 cents from 10 cents in 1933.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3026a-b



Date MAY 31,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes CMY3026a has writing on the lid. In the center of one of the edges, there is a tear. Black stripe on lid is faded. Corners are worn and slightly torn. Light brown discoloration on interior. CMY3026b also has writting on lid. Discoloration on black strip and lid. Tear in center of one of the edges. Discoloration and dust on one side of box. Sun damage on some of the sides.