Rizla Hand Rolling cigarette paper packets c 1970

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.

  • Longun & co 5y

    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.
  • Sludge G 5y

    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.
  • Longun & co 5y

    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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