2010 - News about Austrian brands

L & M has changed the design of their brands:
November 2010 - Lucky Strike has released a Special Edition which is called "Jede Zeit hat ihre Helden" (= Each time has its heroes). Each of the 6 packs shows a decade and - unique in Austria - can be opened like a book.

Winston released another Special Edition called "Winter World".

R&G imported a new brand from Kings Tobacco which is available as Corset Superslims (Pink) with 3 mg tar and 0,3 mg nicotine (bar-code is 3800221 963149) and as Corset Superslims (Lilac) with 6 mg tar and 0,6 mg nicotine and bar-code 3800221 963132.

The brand A 3 is out now with a renewed design.

R&G GesmbH is selling a brand-new cigarette-brand done by Continental Tobacco Corp. It's the brand Silverado and they are out in Red (bar-code 5998900 509349 with 10 mg tar and 0,8 mg nicotine), Blue (bar-code 5998900 509356 with 7 mg tar and 0,6 mg nicotine) and Menthol (bar-code 5998900 509363 with 8 mg tar and 0,6 mg nicotine).

October 2010 -
The next Special Edition from Memphis Blue/Air Blue has been released to be able to win a trip with Airbus A380. The frontside is the same, just the colour of the inlet (and the button on the backside which can be collected) is different.

Another new edition has been released - it's called JPS Blaxx (with bar-code 4030600 044988) with 10 mg tar and 0,8 mg nicotine and JPS Yello (with bar-code 4030600 045015) with 6 mg tar and 0,5 mg nicotine.

September 2010 -
There is a brand-new Special Edition from Memphis Red/White called "Enjoy Austria"
. There are 6 packs with different letters and there is a competition to build with those letters the word "MEMPHIS".

Smart has released two brand-new packs - Smart Superslims (in pink) with 5 mg tar and 0,5 mg nicotine (bar-code 5903191 021029) and Smart Superslims (in blue) with 3 mg tar and 0,3 mg nicotine (bar-code is 5903191 021050). Although Smart is a very old brand, it seems that those two packs are not made in Austria.

Lucky Strike changed design of Original Red and also changed the name from Lucky Strike Original Silver to Lucky Strike Blue.

July 2010 -
The brand JPS has been released as JPS White (bar-code 4030600 043363) and JPS White 100 (bar-code 4030600 043394) - tar is 1 mg and nicotine is 0,1 mg.


June 2010 -
From the brand Vibes
is a new style out now - Vibes Country Sweet Sparkling with 10 mg tar and 0,8 mg nicotine - the bar-code is 8717438 740225.

The brand Fortuna has released a special edition called Fortuna Caracter Espanol Red and Fortuna Caracter Espanol Blue.

From the brand Marlboro exists now the pack Marlboro Flavor Note Filter with 3 mg tar and 0,3 mg nicotine - the bar-code is 8724 8777.

May 2010 -
Gauloises has released a new pack: Gauloises Blanc with 0,1 mg tar and 1 mg nicotine and bar-code 4030600 042908.

Another Special Edition is out - it's called "Freedom Tour" and has been released as Winston Red, Winston Blue, Winston White and Winton Silver.

Benson & Hedges has released a new competition-pack - it's available as B&H Black, B&H Silver and B&H White and one can win a Porsche Cayman. This pack is again a hull & slide pack but different to the other packs which has been released until now.

Batton Red and Batton Silver also released as a Special Edition called "Grunge".

Winston has released Winston Blue Superslims with 7 mg tar and 0,6 mg nicotine (bar-code 5903191 020411) and Winston Silver Superslims with 4 mg tar and 0,4 mg nicotine (bar-code 5903191 020381).


There is out a new Limited Edition by Pall Mall in Red / Blue / Amber - called "Runder Geschmack".

Vogue Bleue and Vogue Lilas has changed their design.

After Egalite has released their Slim Version, they releases Egalite American Blend (red) with 10 mg tar and 0,8 nicotine (bar code 4260115 868674), Egalite American Blend (blue) with 8 mg tar and 0,7 mg nocitine (bar code 4260115 868612) and Egalite American Blend (white) with 6 mg tar and 0,6 mg nicotine (bar code 4260115 868643).

April 2010 -
Camel has a brandnew Limited-Edition serie of Camel Filters and Camel Blue. It is probably just made for Austria because on the backside are pictures of three differente famous Austrian Open-Air-Festivals - "Two days a week", "Frequency" and "Nova Rock". The frontside of the packs are always the same.

The brand
changed their design a little bit.

Also Walter Wolf Blue and Walter Wolf White are out with new design.

Another new Special-Edition has released by Memphis Air Blue and Memphis Blue. The serie is called "Around the World" and there are each five packs of this edition. On the backside are listed three continents to be able to win a ticket around the world. On the front-side are just three (!) different designs, two packs are the same and has just different coloured inlay.

March 2010 - 
3 new packs from the company Johann von Eiken has released in Austria - Gala Society White (bar-code 4006396 094742) with 3 mg tar and 0,3 mg nicotine, Gala Society Lilac (bar-code 4006396 094711) with 7 mg tar and 0,6 mg nicotine and finally Gala Society Green (bar-code 4006396 094773) with same tar and nicotine like Lilac.

Benson & Hedges White as a popular H&S-pack is out now with 4 mg tar and 0,4 mg nicotine - the bar-code is 9036 8349. 

Batton Original and Batton Silver is out now as a 100's - the bar-code is 4006396 092809 (Original) and 4006396 092847 (Silver).

Already released some months before, but now in my collection the Marlboro Gold Softpack (bar-code 4205 0636) with 7 mg tar and 0,6 mg nioctine and the Memphis Classic Softpack (bar-code 9036 8288) with 10 mg tar and 0,8 mg nicotine. Both packs has been released late 2009.

Also at this time the O'Nyle Indian Blue with 9 mg tar and 0,7 mg nicotine has released. The brand with bar-code 5450 7081 has a tobacco-filter.

To celebrate 100 years of the brand Gauloises - there has been released a special pack (in Red, Blue and Jaune) for this Anniversary.

L&M Night with 9 mg tar and 0,7 mg nicotine is also brandnew - the bar-code is 4023 5769.

House of Smoke has released Black Vanilla Filter from the German company Planta Tabak Berlin. They have 9 mg tar and 0,6 mg nicotine and the bar-code is 4002153 038448.

Smart American Blend 100 (red) has also changed to the new design and Smart American Blend 4 mg is new available as a 100's. The bar-code is 9036 8202.


From the company Imperial Tobacco is Excellence KS available, they have 10 mg tar and 0,9 mg nicotine - the bar-code is 4030600 038604.

February 2010
- A lot of new special packs has been released already this year:

Memphis Classic and Memphis White have a 3-pack-Special Edition which is called "Austrian Puzzle" - it's another competition to be able to win a lot of prices.

Lucky Strike has also released a Special Pack to the theme "Back to the roots - the 19th Century Edition" which is called "S.XIX"

JPS Black has been out as a kind of H&S-Pack showing a Playing Card - called "Player's Edition"

Smart American Blend (yellow) has changed the design, the colour is darker now and the emblem in the middle of the pack is also new.

Kent has released a new version - Kent Blue 3-Tek with 8 mg tar and 0,7 mg nicotine - the bar-code is 4214 5875.

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