Posts tagged with "cigarette"



04. April 2021
Ruihua Villa (瑞华公馆) now housing a Chinese restaurant was built in 1930 by the founder of Hwa Ching Tobacco Chen Chuxiang (陈楚湘), manufacturer of the famous Shanghai My Dear cigarettes brand (美丽牌)
20. November 2019
W.D. & H.O. Wills was a British tobacco importer and manufacturer formed in Bristol, England. It was the first UK company to mass-produce cigarettes. The company was founded in 1786 and went by various names before 1830 when it became W.D. & H.O. Wills. It is also known for having pioneered the use of cigarette cards within their packaging. The “Pirate” brand entered the Chinese market in 1891 and marked the earliest introduction of a foreign cigarette brand in China. After 1902 the...
23. September 2019
"Made in Austria" by Julius Meister & Co., Vienna. The company was active from 1920 to 2012 and together with US firm Ronson represented the oldest lighter manufacturer in the world. The brand name was purchased in 2013 by the Japanese company Windmill and together with its Austrian association continues to enjoy widespread brand awareness in the Chinese market. Depicted with a 1930's cigarette trade card featuring a "fit Spanish beauty". Second picture shows a Chinese Tmall store that...