Cigarette box

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1883

GUSN

GUSN-24196

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

Descriptive Terms

cigarette boxes
cardboard
cutting (dividing)
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
Cardboard
Unidentified Paper
Cut
Transfer Printed
BOX, CIGARETTE

Inscription

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""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Kinney Bros. (Maker)

Location of Origin

MD, USA

Object Type

Household Accessory

Dimensions

2.75 x 1.625 x 0.75 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5079

Places

Maryland (United States)