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Object ID 001471

Object Name Plow Boy Tobacco Tin

Object Desc Plow Boy Chewing and Smoking Tobacco Tin

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001228

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 1

Object Date

Start Year Range 1900

End Year Range 1930

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Plow Boy (brand),chewing tobacco,tobacco,Spaulding & Merrick,Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co.,tins,

Title Plow Boy Tobacco Tin

Description Plow Boy Tobacco Tin with white/colored label. Illustration includes man in straw hat smoking a pipe. "Chewing and Smoking" are on label. In addition, label includes "Notice" information and company information. Tin is missing lid.


Approx Collection Date 2/13/14

Height 6

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 5

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The above dimensions refer to the tin without a lid.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company

Maker Details Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company (L&M) has existed in some form since before the War of 1812. It began to establish itself in St. Louis, Missouri, in the 1860s, and the company was incorporated in 1873. Liggett & Myers specialized in plug tobacco, a form of chewing tobacco, but they soon began producing cigarettes, as well. Liggett Group, formerly known as Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company, is the fourth largest tobacco company in the United States

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY001228

Description Plow Boy Tobacco Tin


Date FEB 13,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Lid is missing. Label has tears and scratches. Tin has moderate rusting on the interior and rim.


Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 1 from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin