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Bella C. Landauer Collection of Business and Advertsing Ephemera

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Date 
1890-1910
Medium 
Metal
Dimensions 
5 3/4 x 16 x 5 1/2 in.
Description 
Bronze color metal store display and cigar cutter in the form of a newsboy in short britches and a cap holding out a paper embossed "Extra/ Fine Cut/ Chewing Tobacco/ Best/ In the World/ For 5 Cents", on a pedestal embossed on three sides "John Anderson & Co.'s/ 'Extra'. " The front of the pedestal has a lever with an internal blade and two small holes that act as a cigar or cigarillo cutter or a plug cutter.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3502
Marks 
Inscription: embossed on figure: "Extra/ Fine Cut/ Chewing Tobacco/ Best/ In the World/ For 5 Cents" Inscription: embossed on pedestal: "John Anderson & Co.'s/ 'Extra'"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group