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Cigarette box

Description

Cardboard cigarette box w/ polychrome starburst and lettered label, containing 6 printed slips offering prizes, 22 cards printed w/ racehorses and one card a transparent card when held to the light shows a saloon girl. Box to hold 10 cigarettes.

Details

Maker
Kinney Bros. (Maker)
Date
1883
Inscriptions
Printed on front: ""SWEET/ CAPORAL/ TRADEMARK/ REGISTERED IN THE U.S. PATENT OFFICE JULY 15TH 1873, JUNE 1ST, 1875/ MILD & EXTRA FINE/ Series 305 C B No 12/ FACTORY NO 567/ DIST. MARYLAND/ Kinney Broz/ MANUFACTURER N0 567, DIST MARYLAND NEW YORK"" Printed on back: ""WARRANTED/ THE HIGHEST CLASS OF/ SKILLED WORK AND FINEST/ SELECTED TURKISH/ AND/ VIRGINIA LEAF/ NONE ARE GENUINE WITHOUT/ FACE SIMILE SIGNATURE OF KINNEY BROS./ ON EACH CIGARETTE AND PACKAGE/ KINNEY TOBACCO COMPANY/ SUCCESSOR/ 10 SERIES 10/ 1883/ CIGARETTES/ U.S. INTER. REV./ DE WITT CLINTON/ ACT OF MARCH 3D 1883""
Location of origin
MD, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cardboard
cutting (dividing)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Object type
Household Accessory
Places
Maryland (United States)
Descriptive terms
BOX, CIGARETTE
cardboard
Cardboard
cigarette boxes
Cut
cutting (dividing)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
2.75 x 1.625 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5079
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24196

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