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Object ID 001643

Object Name Summer-Time Tobacco package

Object Desc Paper, foil-lined package for Summer-Time Tobacco. Image of beach with woman in red dress at right and man sitting on chair in top hat at left.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY001965

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Tobacco Products


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 7

Object Date 1950s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

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

Title Summer-Time Tobacco package

Description Paper, foil-lined package of tobacco. Still filled with tobacco. On front, text at top "Gold Old / Summer-Time" at bottom text, "Long Cut / Tobacco". At center is image of beach with man in top hat sitting in chair reading at left. At right is woman in red dress looking right. At left side of package running vertically is Factory No. info. Running vertcially at right side of package is text "Manufactured by / Spaulding & Merrick, Chicago / Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co., Successor. Back of package has continuation of design with text vertically, "Summer-Time / Long Cut / Tobacco"


Approx Collection Date

Height 4.75

Length 0

Width 3

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 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 CMY1965



Date MAR 4,2014

Summary poor

Assessor BN

Notes Package is wrapped on all but the left side with large pieces of cellophane tape. Tape is yellowed and loose on edges. Paper underneath is worn and creased. Staining at front at top left. On left side of package there is a hole in paper at lower edge. On top of package the foil is folded over and the tax stamp is underneath the tape.


Date MAR 4,2014

Summary Location change

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

Date MAR 23,2014

Summary Status change

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

Date MAR 23,2014

Summary Location change

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

Date MAR 25,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Tobacco Exhibit North Shelf 7 from Tobacco Exhibit - automatic entry by admin