Tobacco box

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1920 ?

GUSN

GUSN-20400

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

tobacco boxes
accessories
painting (coating)
tin (metal)
Tin
Painted
BOX, TOBACCO

Inscription

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.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

R. A. Patterson Tobacco Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Richmond, VA, USA

Object Type

Personal Gear

Dimensions

1.375 x 4.5 x 3.25 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3567

Places

Virginia (United States)