|Produced by||Cavanders Ltd|
|Previous owners||Godfrey Phillips|
Army Club was a popular cigarette brand in the 1910s, especially during the time of the First World War.
The brand disappeared in 1961, as the company was taken over by the Godfrey Philips cigarette company, whose main factory is now in Mumbai. It is believed that the company eventually got acquired by Philip Morris International.
In September 2014, Wales Online reported that a +100 year old packet of Army Club cigarettes exists. The pack is kept by Brian Alexander, which has kept it safe since his father passed it onto him after his grandfather, known as Arthur Maddox, gave it to him. "The cigarettes were brought home from World War One by my grandfather Arthur Maddox and he gave them to my father Fred Alexandar. My grandfather bet my father he would smoke them before the month was out because he was a chain smoker. But my father did not smoke them and so he passed them on to me and I still have them," Brian said.
Various posters were made to promote the brand, especially during the time of World War I. The posters were made in multiple languages, such as English and French. Advertising campaigns for this brand adopted the themes of nostalgia of wartime camaraderie and male culture. Army Club cigarettes were also promoted in newspapers, such as The Illustrated London News, as well as on railway carriages. Signs promoting this brand were also made.
A set of landscape cards were also issues with every pack of Army Club cigarettes, along with a special camerascope to view the pictures with.
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