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Tin tobacco box

1998.1015 (RS23780)

Description

Tin tobacco box, "J.G. Dill's Best Cut Plug". Small rectangular box w/ hinged lid. Painted yellow w/ green and brown trim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1883-1910
Inscriptions
Painted on top: ""J.D. DILL'S/ BEST/ CUT PLUG./ Richmond, Va./ Trade Mark."" Painted on sides: ""FOUR OUNCES/ DILL'S BEST CUT PLUG""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
tin (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Virginia (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX, TOBACCO
packaging
Tin
tin (metal)
tobacco boxes
Dimensions
1.5 x 4.5 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.1015
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19256

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