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Object ID 003626

Object Name La Fendrich Cigar Box

Object Desc Wooden cigar box that says "La Fendrich Cigars" on the lid. Has a picture of a man on one side.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003246

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 1, Closet, Shelf 6

Object Date 1920

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords cigars,smoking,La Fendrich,tobacco,Diamond Joe Cigar Co.,

Title La Fendrich Cigar Box

Description Wooden box with green, red, and gold accents. Says "La Fendrich Cigars" on the top lid with an "HF" logo. On one side of the box there is a picture of a bearded man (presumably La Fendrich). On the inside is the same picture and "10 cents" printed. On the bottom is a disclaimer that the cigars have been packaged correctly and written in pencil some long division.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2.75

Length 5

Width 9

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Diamond Joe Cigar Company

Maker Details Founded in 1833 by German immigrants who settled in Baltimore. La Fendrich cigars were their lead brand.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3246



Date SEP 17,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Julia Kunas

Notes Lid is stained and worn. No cigars left in box.


Date SEP 17,2015

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date SEP 17,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Shelf 6 from Second Floor Bathroom - automatic entry by admin

Date SEP 18,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 1, Closet, Shelf 6 from Room 1, Shelf 6 - automatic entry by admin