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Tobacco tag

Object Number: 
2002.1.4470
Date: 
1870-1930
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 3/4 in. diameter
Description: 
A circular red paper plug tobacco tag printed in black "P. Lorillard's/ Climax Plug". Used between 1870 and 1930 to identify brands of plug tobacco at the point of sale, tobacco tags were treasured collectibles redeemed for premiums.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group