Cigar cutter

Description (Brief)
Cigar cutter consisting of scissor handles and a blade covered by a celluloid plate. The plate is decorated with images of a fly and a ladybug and has a hole in the center to insert the cigar end for clipping.
Location
Currently not on view
Physical Description
metal (hanlde and blade material)
cellulose nitrate (plate material)
Measurements
overall: .5 cm x 4.5 cm x 6 cm; 3/16 in x 1 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in
overall: 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; .635 cm x 4.445 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
2006.0098.1304
accession number
2006.0098
catalog number
2006.0098.1304
subject
Smoking
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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