Cigarette case in wrapper: Sons of the Revolution...1935

Object Number: 
1942.427
Date: 
1935
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 2 5/8 x 3/8 in. ( 10.2 x 6.7 x 1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center obverse: "SONS OF THE REVOLUTION" engraved: bottom obverse: "FEBRUARY 22, 1935"
Description: 
Hinged chromium steel commemorative cigarette case with inscription and engraving on the obverse depicting an American Revolutionary soldier holding a rifle, on a scalloped medallion with stars surrounding the image, and an eagle perched on top; with clasp closure; inside is a vertical hinged bar to secure the cigarettes, imbricated Gestalt pattern both sides inside.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Helvyn D. Benson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group