The Vanity Fair brand was founded back in 1895 by the Stephano family, but only by the early 1950s did the brand become exclusively for cigarettes. By that time, the descendants of the founders created the company Stephano Brothers Ltd. Vanity Fair was a ladies’ brand, it came in pastel pink and pastel blue packs, […]Continue reading
Monthly Archives: September 2022
Richmond cigarette tasting.
Buy Richmond All the cigarettes of this brand are produced in cooperation with and under the control of the British company Richmond Tobacco Co. Funny enough, but in the CIS they are positioned as “super premium”, but in Britain they occupy the lower price segment. Anyway, let’s try the four main varieties today. Richmond Klan. […]Continue reading
Comparative tasting of 1994 and 2018 Parliament cigarettes.
Two samples of cigarettes were taken for this test – the first from a collectible, gently stored cigarette and the second from a nearby tobacco store. Both samples are genuine cigarettes. The purpose of the test is not to compare what is worse and what is better, but to find out what has changed in […]Continue reading
Sobranie Cigarettes: History, Facts and FAQ
The history of the brand Year 1879. Two Weinberg brothers, immigrants from Romania, register a new brand of cigarettes, Balkan Sobranie. It would become a popular product in the European, American and Japanese markets. However, only people of high rank or the very rich would be able to buy it in the 19th century. Add […]Continue reading