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.
Currently not on view
Object Name
cigar cutter
Physical Description
metal (hanlde and blade material)
cellulose nitrate (plate material)
overall: .5 cm x 4.5 cm x 6 cm; 3/16 in x 1 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Family & Social Life
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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