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United Nations Interim Force Lebanon

Approximate Vintage: 2014
Received From: Xusheng Chen
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
Reminiscent of the Unisphere from the 1964 New York World's Fair, this bag was designed for the UN interim force in Lebanon. I have no idea why, but it's a pretty cool bag nonetheless.

UNIX Barf Bag

Approximate Vintage: 1994
Print or Image Color: Black
Background / Bag Color: White
Comes with the "UNIX Hater's Handbook". The most expensive item I ever bought solely for the purpose of getting a bag. I think it was $16.95 or something like that. IDG Books could tell you for sure. Note: The unscrupulous collector would just shoplift the bag from inside the book.

Unknown 1

Received From: Oliver Conradi
The contrast on this is difficult to see, but hopefully, you can help me. A web search for Ho Shin turned up next to nothing.

Unknown 10

Received From: Herb Schingoethe
Print or Image Color: Reddish
Background / Bag Color: White
Just a bunch of not-so-cute flowers on this bag. Seems like it would be a feminine hygiene bag, but the construction is definitely that of a sick-bag.

Unknown 11

Received From: Herb Schingoethe
Print or Image Color: Navy
Background / Bag Color: White
A psychedelic spinny graces this bag, but no other clues to its origin.

Unknown 12

Received From: Herb SchingoetheMoy
Print or Image Color: Navy
Background / Bag Color: White
Looks like an old ANA, especially since someone wrote 'Japan' on it, but it's hard to tell.

Unknown 2

Received From: Christian Annyas
No need to throw up when you smoothly sail through laminar air just above the violent nimbus thunderheads. By the way, 'schutzfolie abziehen' means 'protective plastic film take off', which is actually pretty descriptive.

Unknown 3

Received From: Mike Roselle
I really love this bag. Just paragraphs of instructions. Makes great bathroom reading! Obviously a sea sicknessbag of some sort. Can you identify it?

Dutchman Marco Budding still can't identify the bag, but he does not that "the first language on the bag is Dutch. The text in Dutch is exactly the same as the English text."

The print on the botom is in German, so it must be printed there. (There is a slight misspelling also, the Dutch word for 'thank you' is 'dankuwel' and not 'Dank'.)

Unknown 5

Received From: Martin Powley
This Sea Sickness Bag looks a lot like Canarias, but I have no other information about it. Can you provide the missing pieces?

Unknown 9

Received From: Mike Moy
Print or Image Color: Blue, Green
Background / Bag Color: White
Excellent bag with a duck on it throwing out trash.

US Air Generic

Approximate Vintage: 2014
Received From: Ken Shine
Print or Image Color: Navy
Background / Bag Color: White
This bag was obtained off of a pre-merger US Air / American Airlines flight. It says "Please Don't place used bag in the seat pocket. Notify a flight attendant for disposal."

US Airways

Approximate Vintage: 2007
Print or Image Color: Red, White, Blue
Background / Bag Color: White, Blue
In late 2006, US Airways decided to sell advertising space on their barf bags. In order to have maximum impact, they printed up these advertising gems that say:

Advertise with US

Reach over 4.2 million travelers a month by advertising with US Airways through:
  • in-flight magazine advertising
  • in-flight video
  • in-flight cups and napkins
  • tray table advertisements
  • airsickness bag
  • in-flight vacation planner guides
  • US Airways Club® advertising
  • usairways.com banner ads and more!
To learn more and contact us visit usairways.com/advertise

USAir

Approximate Vintage: 1983
Received From: Debbie Fein
Print or Image Color: White
Background / Bag Color: Red
Both sides red, bottom White.

USAir

Approximate Vintage: 1983
Received From: Dean Eckert
Print or Image Color: White
Background / Bag Color: Red
Red front white back. The only USAir that has red on one side, white on the other.

USAir

Approximate Vintage: 1984
Print or Image Color: White
Background / Bag Color: Red
Kard-O-Pak Bottom.

USAir

Approximate Vintage: 1992
Print or Image Color: White
Background / Bag Color: Blue
Generic looking. Bag seems to indicate that after you throw up, you disappear!

UTA

Approximate Vintage: 1980
Received From: Robert Masumura
Print or Image Color: Brown
Background / Bag Color: White
Excellent old French bag with a huge flower like monstrosity that's oddly compelling.

UTA

Approximate Vintage: 1981
Received From: Robert Masumura
Print or Image Color: Brown
Background / Bag Color: White
Excellent old French bag with a not-quite-perfect English translation.

UTA

Approximate Vintage: 1990
Received From: Ralph Riffenburgh
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: White
Either Uta Pippig has her own barf bag, or the University of Texas at Arlington does. The bag tries so hard to please. If you don't feel comfortable -- call the hostess. If you're claustrophobic -- no scratch that -- if you worry about claustrophobia -- call your hostess! She's apparently omnipotent. One other note. It appears the bag has a progress bar on the bottom that has not quite completed its download.

Also note, Morquin-Muguet Manufacturer

UTA (Union De Transportes Aeriens)

Approximate Vintage: 1969
Received From: Andrew Angel
Print or Image Color: Blue
Background / Bag Color: Tan
An enormous old and rare bag from UTA. I'm really just guessing on the date of issue.