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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

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 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


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.25

Length 8.75

Width 5.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 2



Site Details

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.

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Image Caption CMY3027



Date MAY 31,2015

Summary Poor

Assessor Rachel Niswander

Notes Both boxes are quite discolored and torn. Corners are frayed. Noticeable tears on the edges. Both interiors are quite discolored.