I remember that one of our engineering cooperative students had a
pair of these sneakers right after I started to work at Boeing
in Wichita, Kansas
in 1977. Now, adidas has reissued them from time
to time in various colors and limited editions.
The term "Tobacco" is (nominally) for the color; the shoes are made of leather, not burnable burley. However, adidas has also made them other colors:
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