Cigarettes packet; Imperial Tobacco New Zealand Limited, Wellington, New Zealand...

Name/Title

Cigarettes packet

About this object

Cigarette packet found under the Cromwell Primary School building, Molyneux Avenue, Cromwell. On the front of the packet - Player's Navy Cut, Trade Mark, Cigarettes "Medium". On the back - Trade Mark, Nottm (Nottingham)Castle, Manufactured from Rich. Cool, Navy Cut Tobacco, John Player & Sons., England, Manufactured by Imperial Tobacco Co., of New Zealand Ltd., Wellington
On the sides - John Player & Sons and 10 Cigarettes 10
On top and bottom - Player's "Medium" Navy Cut, "It's the Tobacco that Counts"
Navy Cut Tobacco is a brand of cigarettes manufactured by the Imperial Tobacco Group formerly John Player & Sons in Nottingham, England. The brand became Player's Navy Cut. They were particularly popular in Britain and Germany in the late 19th century and early part of the 20th century. The packet has the distinctive logo of a sailor in a 'Navy Cut' cap.
Imperial Tobacco New Zealand Limited manufactures, distributes, and sells tobacco and tobacco related products for customers primarily in New Zealand, Australia, and the Pacific Islands. Imperial Tobacco New Zealand Limited was formerly known as Imperial New Zealand Limited and changed its name to Imperial Tobacco New Zealand Limited on August 25, 1999.

Maker

Imperial Tobacco New Zealand Limited, Wellington, New Zealand

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

New Zealand, Wellington

Medium and Materials

Cardboard

Inscription and Marks

On the front of the packet - Player's Navy Cut, Trade Mark, Cigarettes "Medium"
On the back - Trade Mark, NottM Castle, Manufactured from Rich, Cool, Navy Cut
Tobacco, John Player & Sons., England, Manufactured by Imperial Tobacco Co., of New Zealand Ltd., Wellington
On the sides - John Player & Sons and 10 Cigarettes 10
On top and bottom - Player's "Medium" Navy Cut, "It's the Tobacco that Counts"

Measurements

L 70mm x W 45mm x H 15mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Smoking accessories

Subject and Association Keywords

Tobacco & accessories

Subject and Association Keywords

Advertising

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Containers

Object number

CR2003.166

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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