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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
crate label
referenced business
Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company
Physical Description
paper (crate label material)
wood (substrate material)
Measurements
crate label: 12 in x 12 in; 30.48 cm x 30.48 cm
Place Made
United States: Missouri, Saint Louis
ID Number
1979.0441.031
accession number
1979.0441
catalog number
1979.0441.031
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Crate Labels
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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