History of cigarettes: the era of the dime

By the early 1930s, the U.S. market was dominated by the “Big Three” brands: Camel, Lucky Strike and Chesterfield. The “Turkish” brands Murad, Melachrino and Rameses were still “afloat”, but their days were numbered. However, since the mid-1920s, to be exact in 1926, the leaders of the “Big Three” finally caught up with the fourth […]

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