Cigar Box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1930-1950

GUSN

GUSN-103613

Description

Wooden cigar box covered in paper labels, box contains sheet of three cent stamps, six match books, a clear round plastic box, tube of lipstick, tube of lip pomade, white button, paper advertisement for window screens, sticker with words "HOUSE / ESSEX, MASS.", and three unidentified objects.

Details

Descriptive Terms

accessories
CASE, CIGAR

Inscription

Top: "ARMAS / DEL / CASAS" Front: "Petit Invincibles" Bottom: "Factory No. 64 / 5th Dist. N.J. / 50 / Fact. No. 64, 5th Dist. N.J. / NOTICE / The Manufactures of the Cigars herein contained have / complied with all the Requirements of Law. Every / Person is Cautioned not to use either this Box for / Cigars again or the Stamp thereon again, nor to remove / the contents of this Box without destroying said Stamp / under the Penalties provided by Law in such cases. / THE CIGARS HEREIN CONTAINED / WERE MANUFACTURED TO RETAIL / AT MORE THAN FIFTEEN CENTS / AND NOT MORE THAN TWENTY / CENTS EACH AND ARE SO TAX / PAID. / Product of Armas - Martinez Cigar Co." Inside Cover: "18 / ARMAS / DEL / CASA / TITLE AND DESIGN OWNED BY M. SACHS / PETIT INVINCIBLES / HIGH ARMAS DEL CASAS GRADE." (Labels and painted)

Additional Identification Number

3341

Maker

Martinez Cigar Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Ipswich, MA (use)

Dimensions

2 1/2 in x 8 1/4 in x 5 3/4 in (HxWxD) (inches)

Accession Number

2008.11.8A-Q

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