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Store display

Object Number: 
2002.1.3183
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Metal, glass
Dimensions: 
8 x 8 x 13 1/4 in.
Description: 
A cast metal advertising stand with a mechanical lever actuated cigar cutter and a wind-up clock. The clock face is mounted in a bezel that is embossed in a circle "Not Left 5c Cigar 5c", with beige painted lettering on a red background. An inner circle is embossed "G. W. Van Slyke & Horton/ Albany, New York". A protruding lever on the fornt has a small hole in it in which a very narrow cigar is inserted and the whole arm pressed downward to nip the tip off the cigar.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group