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Cigarette box

2006.44.970 (RS102609)

Description

Blue, Benson & Hedges box of cigarettes. Floral pattern on exterior and gold lettering on interior. Some fading of lettering. Six cigarettes inside.

Details

Maker
Benson & Hedges
Inscriptions
Rays/BY APPOINTMENT TO/HIS MAJESTY THE KING/BENSON & HEDGES/LONDON NEW YORK AND MONTREAL (embossed)
BY APPOINTMENT TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING/THE CIGARETTES CONTAINED HERIIN ARE/GUARANTEED TO BE OF THE HIGHEST/GRADE TURKISH LEAF EXCLUSIVELY./BENSON & HEDGES/435 FIFTH AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY/LONDON PALM BEACH NEWPORT MONTREAL/PACKED IN BOXES OF 10, 50, AND 100
Associated Building
Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.). Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cardboard
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Box, Cigarette
cardboard
cigarette boxes
packaging
Dimensions
1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 15/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.970
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
170779

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