Tobacco cutter, Haynesville, c. 1875

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Description

Tobacco cutters were used in stores to cut slabs of pressed tobacco into sections to be either chewed or smoked. This "Champion Knife" tobacco cutter, made by Enterprise Manufacturing Company of Philadelphia, was used in Alfred Chamber's store in Haynesville in the 1880's.

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About This Item

  • Title: Tobacco cutter, Haynesville, c. 1875
  • Creator: Enterprise Manufacturing Company, Philadelphia
  • Creation Date: circa 1875
  • Subject Date: circa 1875
  • Town: Haynesville, Philadelphia
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME, PA
  • Media: Iron
  • Dimensions: 18 cm x 48 cm x 11 cm
  • Local Code: 445
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
207-532-4216

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