Cigarette box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-170779

Description

Blue, Benson & Hedges box of cigarettes. Floral pattern on exterior and gold lettering on interior. Some fading of lettering. Six cigarettes inside.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cigarette boxes
packaging
cardboard
Box, Cigarette

Inscription

Rays/BY APPOINTMENT TO/HIS MAJESTY THE KING/BENSON & HEDGES/LONDON NEW YORK AND MONTREAL (embossed)
BY APPOINTMENT TO HIS MAJESTY THE KING/THE CIGARETTES CONTAINED HERIIN ARE/GUARANTEED TO BE OF THE HIGHEST/GRADE TURKISH LEAF EXCLUSIVELY./BENSON & HEDGES/435 FIFTH AVENUE/NEW YORK CITY/LONDON PALM BEACH NEWPORT MONTREAL/PACKED IN BOXES OF 10, 50, AND 100

Associated Building

Original To Stephen Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Benson & Hedges

Dimensions

1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 15/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.970