May 2011
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This captivating 1930s wooden cigar box, which once housed 50 high-quality smokes,  features magnificent lithographed portraits of Indiana’s Charles Denby on the interior lid label, the outer lid, and an end panel. As a special feature, the inner lid also bears an adhered blue ribbon, announcing “Prize Crop Tobacco of 1933.” Produced by H. Fendrich Co. of Evansville, Indiana, this box remains a marvelous display piece from the era, as both the interior lid label and the exposed portion of the exterior side label remain completely intact, with colors that are exceptionally strong and vibrant. The 8-1/2" x 6" x 2-1/2" box exhibits generally moderate, customary wear and delivers about EX display quality. Denby (1830-1904), the cigars’ namesake and an esteemed figure during the era of their production, earned distinction as a Union officer in the Civil War, and later served as a diplomat and attorney.
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1933 Charles Denby Wooden Cigar Box
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Auction closed on: 5/27/2011