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Cigar Box

From the Collection of Anglesea and District Historical Society 5B McMillan Street Anglesea Victoria

Description
Wooden cigar box probably from the mid 20th century. The inside of the top of the box has a picture of an Eastern woman with coins and flowers. Perlas - is a small cigar taking 30 minutes to smoke. This cigar contains Manila filler.
Size
H035MM W216MM D110mm
Object Registration
00938
Keywords
smoking, cigars, perlas, gem of the east
When Made
Estimated date: mid 20th century
Made By
Perlas? (Maker)
Inscriptions & Markings
Top: GEM OF THE EAST / MANILA / FILLER
Side: PERLAS (on label). 25 (burned on wood).
Label along edges of top, sides and bottom - "PUROS FABRICA DE TOBACCO - FLORFINA"
Last updated
3 Mar 2019 at 2:15PM