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Object ID 001517

Object Name O-U Tobacco bag

Object Desc Textile bag with tie at top for O-U Smoking tobacco. Red with blue and white text.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001927

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 6

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords O-U Tobacco,Spaulding & Merrick,tobacco,pouches,smoking,pipes,cigarettes,Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co.,

Title O-U Tobacco bag

Description Woven bag with cotton tie at top. Painted coating on exterior. Tax stamp on left and right sides. Bag is light red. Text on front and back "Granulated / Cut-Plug / O-U / Smoking / Tobacco / for / Pipe & Cigarette". On right side of bag is factory no. info. On left side at lower edge has text, "Spaulding & Merrick / Chicago. Ill / Stock Owned by / Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co.


Approx Collection Date

Height 6

Length 0

Width 3.5

Depth 1

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Spaulding & Merrick

Maker Details

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY1927



Date FEB 18,2014

Summary fair

Assessor BN

Notes Overall, bag is distorted and creased. Dirty on exterior and interior. Tax stamp is loose and torn with loss. The stamp is incomplete. Cotton tie on top is creased and fibers are loose. About 2" from end of tie there are two seperate tears in fibers. On front of bag stain by "O" in O-U.


Date FEB 18,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 from Cabinet 1 - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 6 from Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 - automatic entry by admin