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Tobacco box

Description

Low rectangular tin box w/ hinged lid. Painted green w/ gilt trim and red trademark circle w/ black lettering on lid.

Details

Maker
R. A. Patterson Tobacco Co. (Maker)
Date
1880-1920 ?
Inscriptions
Painted on box lid: ""R.A. PATTERSON TOBACCO CO./ LUCKY STRIKE/ RICH'D. VA"" [in circle] Painted on front: ""THE CELEBRATED LUCKY STRIKE CUT PLUG FRAGRANT & DELICIOUS."" Painted on back: ""FACTORY NO. 60 SECOND DIST. State of VA"" See worksheet for further inscription.
Location of origin
Richmond, VA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Object type
Personal Gear
Places
Virginia (United States)
Descriptive terms
accessories
BOX, TOBACCO
Painted
painting (coating)
Tin
tin (metal)
tobacco boxes
Dimensions
1.375 x 4.5 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.3567
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
20400

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