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Box

Box
Box
Title
Box
Date 
1910-1930
Medium 
Wood, metal, paper
Dimensions 
13 x 5 x 2 1/2 in.
Description 
A wooden cigar box stamped in black on the top, inside lid and sides "J. Meyers/ Improved/ Young Bachelor/ None Genuine Without/ My Signature", with a green paper "Union-Made" label on the top that reads, in part, "This Certifies The the Cigars contained in this box...[are made by] a Member of The Cigar Makers International Union of America...[rather than a] rat-shop, Coolie Prison or Filthy Tenement-House Workma...".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.4644
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group