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Cigarette Box

Cigarette Box

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Description
Plastic cigarette box with paper label reading “At Century of Progress / ‘Wings’ Cigarettes / Premium Package / 1934 / Phenolic Urea.” Wings was a brand of cigarettes launched in 1929. The Century of Progress was an international exhibition held in Chicago in 1933-1934. The theme was technological innovation, and the motto was “Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Adapts.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Cigarette Box
Date made
1934
Measurements
overall: 2 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 8.255 cm x 14.605 cm
ID Number
1983.0538.18
catalog number
1983.0538.18
accession number
1983.0538
Credit Line
Gift of J. Harry DuBois
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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