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

Related Items

Title 10 Accession Number 2008.11.1

Maker

Martinez Cigar Co. (Manufacturer)

Location of Origin

Ipswich, MA (use)

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2008.11.8A-Q