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Packet of 10 'Gold Flake' cigarettes, England, 1910-1939

W D & H O Willis were one of a large number of cigarette and tobacco manufacturers based in England. This is a packet for ten 'Gold Flake' cigarettes, which were popular during the First World War with British soldiers in the trenches. Today, these cigarettes are only available in India.

Object number:

1999-299/1

 

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Glossary: smoking

A practice where a substance, most commonly tobacco is burned and the smoke inhaled. It is currently practiced by over one billion people worldwide (2008)

Glossary: cigarette

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Glossary: cigarette packet

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