Tobacco Crate Label

Description (Brief)
This side portion of a Liggett and Myers Tobacco Company shipping crate is imprinted with the company’s Star trademark. Liggett and Myers incorporated in 1873 in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1885 Liggett and Myers was the largest manufacturer of plug (chewing) tobacco. In 1898 Liggett and Myers was purchased by the Continental Tobacco Company. Continental was a subsidiary of the American Tobacco Company, specializing in the plug tobacco market.
Currently not on view
referenced business
Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
crate label: 12 in x 12 in; 30.48 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
L.E. Leininger
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Crate Labels
Data Source
National Museum of American History