Lambert & Butler KS Box –
Lambert & Butler cigarettes were launched in Clerkenwell in 1834 by Charles Edward Lambert and Charles Butler, and were one of the earliest British cigar manufacturers.
They eventually started selling cigarettes which were being manufactured by John Wood & Son before Lambert & Butler started manufacturing it themselves in 1876 before merging with Imperial Tobacco in 1901. In the late 1800s, it accounted for 20 percent of total sales value and controlled a large piece of the market with a 1870 capital of £87,200 and 1887 total capital of £175,000, alongside major companies W.D. & H.O. Wills (now Imperial Tobacco), Cope Bros & Co, Hignett Tobacco, John Player & Sons and Stephen Mitchell & Son. In this time, the first largest company in the industry was Wills followed by Cope with Lambert & Butler a strong third and one of Lambert & Butler’s most popular brands.
Sold in cartons of 10 Packs of 20 Cigarettes. Total of 200 cigarettes per carton. Made in Europe (EU)