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Plow Boy Tobacco
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Details

Object ID 001538

Object Name Plow Boy Tobacco

Object Desc Paper packet of Plow Boy chewing and smoking tobacco.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001263

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 6

Object Date

Start Year Range 1930

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

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


Title Plow Boy Tobacco

Description Paper packet of Plow Boy chewing and smoking tobacco. White background with image of male smoking a pipe and sitting on a plow. Back of packet is yellow with red and black print. Blue tax stamp on inside foil packet. Packet holds 1.5 oz. (Tobacco is still present).

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 4.5

Length 2.75

Width 0

Depth 1

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The above measurements refer to the entire packet.

Quantity 1

Material

Site

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 Manufactured by Spaulding & Merrick

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY001263

Description Plow Boy chew and smoke tobacco.

Conditions

Date FEB 19,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Overall the packet is in very good condition with no major wear or tearing on the images or text. However, the top of the packet has been opened which lowers the condition. The packet has been stored inside an envelope to prevent spillage.


Events

Date FEB 19,2014

Summary Status change

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


Date FEB 19,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Cabinet 1, Shelf 8 from H. Grafman Grocery Exhibit - 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


Provenance

Notes