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"Win With Jack!" bubble gum cigar from the 1960 presidential election

Object Number: 2004.054.0014
Category: Artifacts
Type of Object: Campaign ephemera
Date: 1960
Dimensions: 4 × 5/8 × 1/2 in. (10.2 × 1.6 × 1.3 cm)
Medium: Foodstuff
Bubble gum cigar with the slogan "Win With Jack!" printed in white on the wrapper, from the 1960 presidential election. This cigar endorsed candidate John F. Kennedy; similar candidates with the slogan "Win with Dick!" endorsing Richard M. Nixon were also made.

The red, gold and black cigar band is labeled "Gold Dragon" and features two lions flanking a crest with the letters "GD". The ingredients are printed on the back of the label.

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