Object ID 003390
Object Name Phillies Perfecto cigar boxes
Object Desc Cigar box with logo and word Phillies written on box.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY003027a-b
General Category History
Category Tobacco Products
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Room 1, Closet, Floor
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Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords cigars,tobacco,boxes,smoking,Phillies Perfecto,
Title Phillies Perfecto cigar boxes
Description Two boxes. Yellow background with red trim. Logo is red with white lettering, and has white and black trim. Philies is written on the box trim. Guaranteed super mild. America's number 1 cigar. 10 cents. Redi-tip with hole-in-end
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Place of Origin
Maker Phillies Perfecto
Maker Details Made in Philadelphia, and eventually the brand took changed its name to "Phillies". Began in 1896 by Sam, Max, and Meyer Bayuk. Phillies Perfecto became the most popular of the Bayuk's varieties. Incorperated in 1920. Lots of plagarism of the name, color, and design of the Phillies Perfecto.
Date MAY 31,2015
Assessor Rachel Niswander
Notes Both boxes are quite discolored and torn. Corners are frayed. Noticeable tears on the edges. Both interiors are quite discolored.