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Object Name Cigarette
Title Package of "Marvels" filter tip cigarettes
Catalog Number 1997.31.223
Creator Stephano Brothers
Date 1966-1970
Material(s) Paper; tobacco; cellophane
Dimensions H-3.5 W-2 D-0.875 inches
Description This is a red and white king sized package of "Marvels" filter tip cigarettes. On the back of the package there is a "ONE SB COUPON", and on the bottom is a stamp for the Kentucky Cigarette Tax. On the side there is a warning that states;" Caution: Cigarette Smoking May Be Hazardous To Your Body."
Notes The donor's husband operated Shelbyville Tobacco & Candy from 1933-1991, a tobacco wholesaling business. He collected cigarette packages and displayed them in the business.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Stephano Brothers
Subjects Tobacco
Smoking
Cigarettes
Search Terms Tobacco
cigarettes
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS