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Tobacco in original packaging

Object Number: 
INV.737
Date: 
ca. 1910
Medium: 
Tobacco, textile, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 x 1 in. ( 7.6 x 5.1 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on front of bag: "BINGO / SHREDDED / PLUG TOBACCO" and "NOT MADE BY A TRUST" (on dog's collar) printed: on back of bag: "BINGO / . . . / THE UNITED STATES / TOBACCO CO. / RICHMOND, VA. / Factory No. 15, 2d Dist., of Va. / NOTICE.--The manufactur
Description: 
Tobacco in original yellow cloth drawstring bag with head of bulldog and name "BINGO SHREDDED PLUG TOBACCO" printed on front; "NOT MADE BY A TRUST" printed on dog's collar; Internal Revenue Service tax stamp for one ounce of tobacco affixed across top of bag.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group