{"id":4951104913543,"title":"Liggett Group Inc.","handle":"liggett-group-inc","description":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eProduct Details\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBeautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Liggett Group Inc. dating back to the 1970's. This document, which contains the printed signatures of the company President and Treasurer, was a printed by the American Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 12\" (w) by 8\" (h).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe vignette features a pair of allegorical figures with laboratory equipment flanking the company logo.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5 style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eImages\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eYou will receive the exact certificate pictured.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eHistorical Context\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSome of the highlights of Liggett \u0026amp; Myers illustrious history are as follows:\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1822 - J.E. 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This document, which contains the printed signatures of the company President and Treasurer, was a printed by the American Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 12\" (w) by 8\" (h).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe vignette features a pair of allegorical figures with laboratory equipment flanking the company logo.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5 style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eImages\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eYou will receive the exact certificate pictured.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eHistorical Context\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSome of the highlights of Liggett \u0026amp; Myers illustrious history are as follows:\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1822 - J.E. Liggett's grandfather opens snuff shop in Belleville, Illinois\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1869 - First blended cigarettes created, using a mixture of Turkish and Virginia tobaccos\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1873 - Liggett forms partnership with George S. Myers and new company is incorporated as Liggett \u0026amp; Myers Company\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003e\u003cimg style=\"margin-top: 15px; margin-right: 25px; margin-bottom: 20px; float: left;\" alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/files\/LIGGETTMYERS_c1adf265-6a1f-4960-99be-9ec1bc87aa59_480x480.png?v=1613475447\" width=\"250\" height=\"372\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e1876 - Liggett \u0026amp; Myers introduces L\u0026amp;M plug chewing tobacco\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1880’s - Liggett \u0026amp; Myers enters cigarette business\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1899 - Liggett \u0026amp; Myers acquired by American Tobacco Company, controlled by James B. Duke\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1911 - U.S. Court of Appeals issues Dissolution Decree to The American Tobacco Company and Liggett \u0026amp; Myers Tobacco Company is reborn\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1916 - Chesterfield becomes first cigarette to add a moisture-proof, overall cover to the paper and foil pack\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1921 - Cigarettes become most-used form of tobacco\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1952 - Chesterfield becomes first cigarette offered in two sizes: King and Regular\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1968 - Company changes its name to Liggett \u0026amp; Myers, Incorporated\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1970 - Eve brand is launched in regular and menthol\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1976 - Name changes to Liggett Group Inc. with Liggett \u0026amp; Myers Tobacco Company as a division\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1980 - Liggett Group Inc. acquired by Grand Metropolitan PLC\u0026lt;\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1981 - Liggett introduces generic cigarette concept\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1983 - Liggett Group Inc. name changes to GrandMet USA and tobacco company is officially named Liggett Group Inc.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e1999 - Liggett sells L\u0026amp;M, Lark \u0026amp; Chesterfield brands to Philip Morris\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e"}

Liggett Group Inc.

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Stock Number: 2299
Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Liggett Group Inc. dating back to the 1970's. This document, which contains the printed signatures of the company President and Treasurer, was a printed by the American Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 12" (w) by 8" (h).

The vignette features a pair of allegorical figures with laboratory equipment flanking the company logo.

Images

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

Historical Context

Some of the highlights of Liggett & Myers illustrious history are as follows:

1822 - J.E. Liggett's grandfather opens snuff shop in Belleville, Illinois

1869 - First blended cigarettes created, using a mixture of Turkish and Virginia tobaccos

1873 - Liggett forms partnership with George S. Myers and new company is incorporated as Liggett & Myers Company

1876 - Liggett & Myers introduces L&M plug chewing tobacco

1880’s - Liggett & Myers enters cigarette business

1899 - Liggett & Myers acquired by American Tobacco Company, controlled by James B. Duke

1911 - U.S. Court of Appeals issues Dissolution Decree to The American Tobacco Company and Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company is reborn

1916 - Chesterfield becomes first cigarette to add a moisture-proof, overall cover to the paper and foil pack

1921 - Cigarettes become most-used form of tobacco

1952 - Chesterfield becomes first cigarette offered in two sizes: King and Regular

1968 - Company changes its name to Liggett & Myers, Incorporated

1970 - Eve brand is launched in regular and menthol

1976 - Name changes to Liggett Group Inc. with Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company as a division

1980 - Liggett Group Inc. acquired by Grand Metropolitan PLC<

1981 - Liggett introduces generic cigarette concept

1983 - Liggett Group Inc. name changes to GrandMet USA and tobacco company is officially named Liggett Group Inc.

1999 - Liggett sells L&M, Lark & Chesterfield brands to Philip Morris

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