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Cigarettes Six

Wills' Capstan was another of the top selling brands made in various strengths. The notorious full strength variety is featured in a later page featuring packets of ten. Old Castle were a brand from John Sinclair and Co Ltd of Newcastle, who also made Rubicon, a pipe tobacco. Rubicon was advertised before the war in a newspaper strip cartoon featuring a character called 'Geordie' and who 'spoke' in the Tyneside dialect


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