{"id":4422859423879,"title":"Liggett \u0026 Myers Tobacco Company","handle":"liggett-myers-tobacco-company","description":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eProduct Details\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBeautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Liggett \u0026amp; Myers Tobacco Company dating back to the 1950's and 1960'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\u003eThis certificate's great vignette features a topless female with an eagle and a staff, next to a tobacco plant.\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. 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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\u003eThis certificate's great vignette features a topless female with an eagle and a staff, next to a tobacco plant.\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_480x480.png?v=1613475042\" width=\"239\" height=\"279\"\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\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e"}

Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company

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Stock Number: 3213rd
Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Liggett & Myers Tobacco Company dating back to the 1950's and 1960'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).

This certificate's great vignette features a topless female with an eagle and a staff, next to a tobacco plant.

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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