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Object ID 001569

Object Name Summer-Time Tobacco

Object Desc Paper/Foil packet of Summer-Time Long Cut Tobacco.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001281

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 1950

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords Spaulding & Merrick,Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co.,Summer-Time (brand),chewing tobacco,tobacco,smoking,

Title Summer-Time Tobacco

Description Paper/Foil packet of "Summer-Time" chewing/smoking tobacco. Paper is yellow with red and blue print. Illustration of man in formal wear sitting on a beach staring at girl in red dress. Front reads "Good Old/Summer-Time/Long Cut/Tobacco/Net Weight 1 1/2 ounces." Back reads "Summer-Time/Long Cut/Tobacco." Left side has manufacturing information and "Made in U.S.A". Right side has additional manufacturing information. Bottom reads "Summer-Time." Inside foil packet has blue tax stamp present.


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 Dimensions refer to entire packet.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Spaulding & Merrick

Maker Details Manufactured by Spaulding & Merrick (Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co., Successor). 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 CMY001281

Description Summer-Time Tobacco


Date FEB 25,2014

Summary Good

Assessor Cassie Coffey

Notes Tax Stamp has been opened, and the packet is not entirely closed on top. Some wear and dents in the paper and foil. However, colors of paper/illustration and text are all in good condition and readible.


Date FEB 25,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date FEB 25,2014

Summary Location change

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