Rizla Hand Rolling cigarette paper packets c 1970

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    Always an odd trade mark, with backward sloping lettering. But it may be perceived as a shop front seen from below and to the right.
    The Rizla trade mark is jesting abbreviation of Rice (Paper) and Lacroix , the French inventor, viz RIZ LA + History here The Liquorice paper top left was introduced in 1981.

    1. Longun & co 54 months ago | reply

      Lovely assortment. Are they just the booklets, or do they still have papers inside?

      Always amuses me to see "Made in England" on these packs - I'm sure the guys at the factory in South Wales *loved* seeing that on all their work.

      There's a slightly more up to date history here , age restrictions apply.

    2. sludgegulper 54 months ago | reply

      Hi Longun, I don't think you have the right link there.
      No, they are empty, though I have shown a few of the reminder slips "five leaves left" etc which were placed among the folded papers to remind you to buy some more (these were picked up by me as a schoolboy in the late 60s.

    3. Longun & co 54 months ago | reply

      Oops - no idea what mr.Flickr did to my link - it was supposed to be to here ....

      5 leaves left was the name of Nick Drake's first album...

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