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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
Search Terms Tobacco
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS