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United

Approximate Vintage: 1999
Print or Image Color: White
Background / Bag Color: Gray
Still the same, however they changed the closing mechanism and inexplicably removed the instructions for use. Happily, however, the United bag says it's made of recycled paper.

United

Approximate Vintage: 2000
Print or Image Color: Black
Background / Bag Color: White
It's a generic as far as I can tell. Plain, white, and boring as hell.

United

Approximate Vintage: 2004
Print or Image Color: Black
Background / Bag Color: Navy
It's a very darkly colored generic as far as I can tell, even though my scanner somehow lightened it with some auto-balancing that I couldn't turn off.

United

Approximate Vintage: 2008
Received From: David Shomper
Print or Image Color: Black
Background / Bag Color: Navy
It's a very darkly colored generic almost the same as the 2004 version, except that it has a serrated top instead of straight.

United

Approximate Vintage: 1988
Received From: Kim Decker
Print or Image Color: White
Background / Bag Color: Dark Blue
As far as I can tell, this is the "missing link" bag between the lighter blue United bags of the early 80s and the gray United bags of the 90s. I've never seen another printed on such a dark blue.

United Airways

Received From: Janusz Tichoniuk
Print or Image Color: Black, Red
Background / Bag Color: White, Purple
The first thing you notice about this Indian carrier's bag is the 7 handed logo of various palm colors. For some reason, the only hand that has a thumb is the green hand. Nobody would (or should) ever confuse this airline with United Airlines.

Although it doesn't mention the company motto on the bag, it's "Fly your own airline", which seems like it could be a safety risk.

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.