Wild Woodbine cigarettes : 1939-1945 : Australia

Accession Number REL/08981.003
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Cardboard, Paper, Tobacco
Maker W D & H O Wills, Bristol & London
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1930-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Pack of ten "Wild Woodbine" cigarettes in the standard pale green and russet pack as issued from 1888. Front of pack is decorated with Arts and Crafts motifs and the maker's name. Reverse cites an award won by the company accompanied by a "genuine package" guarantee. The right side of the pack carries the registered trade mark information, while the left side carries the words "10 cigarettes". Pack has suffered damage to both front and rear and only five cigarettes are present.

History / Summary