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PALESTINE 1921-1948 ISRAEL 1948 -Present.

in the brand name the year indicate when it came out.

Pre 1948 Manufactures:

1. Ariel Jerusalem – (8.21-5.23) the first tobacco & cigarette company in PALESTINA (ISRAEL). bought by Ashena - Ariel(1922), Samsoun(1922), Lily(1921), Parpar(1921), Ophir(1921).

2 Zion – (11.1921 – 1922) – Jerusalem – Didn’t had any known brand names or packs, maybe sold in singles or had one brand of cigarette.

3 Baduey (1921-1923) – Jerusalem - Didn’t had any known brand names or packs, maybe sold in singles or had one brand of cigarette.

*4. Maspero Freres - Jaffa,Tel Aviv (1911-1914 then 11.1921 till 1956) – Al Hayat(1922),  Astra(1933), Aviv(1926), Emir(1923), Latif(1926), Matossian(1939) -> Matossian De Luxe(1948), Matossian 4(1939), Matossian Royal(1945), Migdal(1934), Narcissus(1936), Noblesse (1934), Ora(1939), Universal(1942), Yishuv(1937), Jasmin(1922), Royal, Parfuma(1943), Golden West(1943), Hollywood(1942), Football(1937), Tamar(1930), Tavor (1925), Ya-Hi-Li-Li (1925), Virginia Tov(1937), Emek(1937), Al Ashraf (1922), Alma(1920's), Asfur(1920's), Bulbul(1923), Bouton Rouge(1934), Butterfly(1933), Canon(1930's), Flying Camel(1934), Hanoon(1924), Margoub(1924), Maspero (big packs & small Packs 1921), Melouki(1926), Namal(1937), Nur(1935), Rodah 6(1920's), Rodah(1920's), Rada(1921), El shara, Samsoun(1925), Soussa(1935), Sevens(1925), Extra(1933).               (in 1911 till 1914 was a packing cigarette warehouse, under the Turkish occupation).

5 Hazboun Cigarette Co. aka Palestinian cigarette co. - Beit Lehem – (1922 - Sep1929) – Enigma, Zion, Le reine Des Fleures, Speciall, Sir Herbert Samuel, Futna, Narcis, Al jamil, Nisar, Keter, Royal, Ha Menazeach (the winner).

6. Baddour tobacco & cigarette co. - Jerusalem(1922) -> Haifa  (April 1929) – Farouk, Nazik, El Najre, Sultan, Bosphore, Wazir, Leadr, Extra, Samsoun, El Barke, El Badre, Baddour, El chilal, Joker, Windsor.

*7. Societe de Tabacs et Cigarette el Watania "Mabrouk" Karaman Dick & Salti aka Grand Fabrique De Cigarette Dike karaman & salti aka Karaman Dick & Salty - Haifa (January 1922 till 1948) – Abdi, Ahram, Alahali, Al Horria, Anchor, Biringi, Brilant, Carmel, Extra, Edward, El Najah, Gold Star, Hallo, Mabrouk, Heisheh, Mabrouk, Maden, Ottoman, Radio, Rasmi, Salma, Samsoun, Saladin, Tatli Sart, Friends, Victory, Jeure Turque, Najah, Pure Virginia, Crown.(in 1921 Hasan Dick open cigarette factory, with Fara El Salti, in 1922 Karaman joined them to form K.D.&.S, in 1927 bought by BAT)

8. Ashana Palestinian Cigarettes - Tel Aviv (1923 – mid 20’s). – Lili, Butterfly, Ashana.

9. Kadima (1924 – 1925) – Jerusalem - Kadima

10. Mahmed Afendy al Nablusy (1924 -1924) – Haifa - Didn’t had any known brand names or packs, maybe sold in singles or had one brand of cigarette.(bought by Karaman)

11. Hermon Cigarette & Tobacco co. - Tel Aviv (founded by Yaakov Halperin 1924 -1926) – Galil, Hermon, Sholamit, Vered Heharim, Lord Balfour.  (bought by maspero)

12 Record Cigarette & Tobacco co. (1925 - 1926) – Jaffa – Emek, Europe, Shalom. (bought by maspero)

13 Ahduth palestine cigarette & tobacco ltd. (1925 - 1926) – Tel aviv – Rosh Pina, Carmel, Yhudith, Ahduth, Extra, Balfour. (bought by maspero)

14 Mikati Aziz (1925 - 1933) – Haifa – El Kamal, Aida, Iris.(bought by Karaman)

15 Salloom Najia & Khoury (1925 - 1933) – Haifa - El Sabah, Kaovkab, Melouky, Ghazi (bought by Karaman).

^16. The National Tobacco & Cigarette Co Ltd. (1926 -1931) (become K D & S subsidiary in March 1931 aka Arab Union cigarette & tobacco co ltd.) – Nablus – El Ward, Brilant, Rasmi, Fanar, Aidal, Extra, Fouad, Jockey, Lira, Maden, Nobeel, Sabah, Salah, Samsoun, Zaim.

17. Samuel Lubliner Eretz Israel Company for industry of tobacco & cigarette (1926 – 1928) - Tel Aviv – Malca, Ester, Lubliner No 18 (HAY חי), Lubliner No 17 (TOV טוב), Ezra, Ester Blue, Zotra, Eden, Hatzvi, Carmen, Macabi.

18 Factory for Egypt cigarette Belan & Co (1926 - unknown) - Akko - National.

19. Dr.w.moses & N.waskewitz cigarette co. (1928 - 1935) - Tel Aviv – Carmel, Ophir, Galil, Nadiv, Shalom Extra, Saron Extra,  Stambol, Dubek(1932), Aliyeh, Arnon, Zechreni, Lulu, Maccabiah. (most of their brands carry on in Dubek with same design)

20. Union Tobacco and Cigarette Ltd – (Sep 1929 – 1935) – Beit Lehem – Hatikva, Hapoel, Kedem, Ekron.

21. Dubek Tel Aviv (1935 - present) – Dubek, Carmel, Ophir, Aliyeh, Nadiv, Atid(1936), Ajalon(1948), Galil(1939), Keshet(1938), Daon(1940), Basma(1944), Gilboa(1938), Broadway(1943), Kinnereth(1937), Strand Special(1943), Dubek No.10(1943), Strand(1943), Tobruk(1942), Australia(1942), Ofek(1948)..

22.The Palestine cigarette Co Ltd (1935 bought by Dubek 1971) – Nelson (1943), Aloof(1935), Peer(1935), Sport(1938), Eran, Macedonia(1944), Club(1943), Private(1943), Silver Club, Eden(first introduces in 1935 and was the second cigarette in the world with filter), Atara(1944). (The company known as CPC till 1952 after 1952 know as ICC Israel cigarette company.)  

23. The Arab Union Cigarette & Tombac co. ltd aka Union cigarette Co. (1935 – 1967) Nazareth - Alam, Express, Luxe, Maden, Manager, Orient, Tatli Sart, .

24. A Kalmanow cigarette co. (1935 -1936) Beit Lehem  – Hatikva, Habima, Tel Aviv, Arlozorov, Geulah, Hertzel, Adin, Hapoel.

25. Canaan, Tamimi & Qamhawi (1935 -1939) - Nablus - Muluki, Kawakaji, Abeed, Baco, Waleed.

26. Lapid (1936-1937 bought by Bajerano) – Ramat Gan - Oneg, Avoda, More.

27. Sansour cigarette co.(1936 – 1967) - Beit Lehem – Imperial, sansour No 1, overseas, Dinar,Good Luck (Founded by Kamel Michiel Sansour)

28. Bajareno Bros. Ramat Gan (1937 bought by Dubek 1963) - Odem(1939), Empire(1946), Simon Arzt(1941), Simon Arzt Favorite(1946), Alef(1937), Shahaf(1939), No 3(1938), Atlantic(1945), Talma(1938), Dafne(1940), Yarkon(1938), Xanti(1943), Perfect(1948), Dugma(1948).

29. Kedem cigarette co Ramat Gan (1938-1939) – Degel, Habima.

30. K.G Moshtaha – (unknown years 40’s-50’s?) – Gaza – Prince.

31. Hamdy Al-Dashan & Bros – (unknown years 40’s-50’s?) – Gaza - Family.

32. Al Tanna Cigarette & Tobacco products Co – (unknown years 40’s-50’s?) - Gaza – National, Ramses.

33. Batrouk & Son’s – (unknown years 40’s-50’s?) - Gaza – Lucky No.1

34. Hag Ali Serour & Files (unknown years 40's-50's) - Rafah, Gaza - El Nasr

35. Ste Orientale Pour Les Cigarettes (unknown years 40's-50's) - Gaza - Lion, Sport.

After 1948 Manufactures:

1. Bajerano Bros. Ramat Gan  (Bought by Dubek in 1963) –  Atlantic, Dafne, Dugma, Perfect, Simon Arzt, Odem, Ami(1958), Armon(1955), Atlas(1959), Degel(1956), Dugma 5-5(1957), Export(1954), Megiddo(1955), Reudor(1949), Washington(1949), Nassi(1953), Golf(1961), Marathon(1961), Mondial(1963), Senator(1962), Desiree(1955), Kameri(1963), Odd 20(1954).

2. Ascot cigarette co. ltd (1956-1971 an ICC subsidiary) - Tel Aviv– Ascot, Clubs, Sabra, Savoy, Sheraton (1965), Superfine, Universal, Latif, Leumi. (manufactured some of Maspero brands with same design of pack).

3. Israel cigarette company Tel Aviv (a Dubek subsidiary today; in November 1971 Dubek bought the controlling share in ICC) – Eden, Peer, Nelson, Sport, Filteron(1956), Savion(1959), Dan(1956), Dror(1954), Sport Extra(1951), Hilton(1960's), Hilton Gold(1960's), Liberty(1958), Monte Carlo(1960's), Savoy(1960's), Mesada(1960's), Lincoln (1960's), No. 9(2007).

4. Lud - Lud (est. 1950 bought by Dubek in August 1971 merge in 1993) – Knesset 6(1956), Knesseth(1951), Mirage(1967), Noblesse(1953), Paz(1961), Silon(1956), Lux(1957), Negev(1955), Lud(1955), Consul(1950), Etzion(1951), Ben-hur(1965), A.L.F(1964), Mustang(1970), Maksim(1956), Capri(1960's), Record(1957), Eilat(1951), Dolphin(1957), Gila, Sharon(1951), Everest(1961).

5. Potomac  (26.11.1989 – 25.1.90 founded by Amir Hister & Peter Waltz) - Tzfat – Forum.

6. Maspero ltd. Tel Aviv – (still manufacture after 1948 till 13th.March.1956 when went on voluntary liquidation) - Emir, Latif, Matossian Royal, Universal, Jasmin, Nacshon, Maspero 18(1949), Superfine(1949), Shufra(1956), Sabra(1956), Dalia(1952), Nimrod(1953), Ascot(1955), Leumi(1954).

7. Dubek tel Aviv till mid 90’s since then in petach tikva.  (From 1971 till nov 89 & jan 90 till present the only cigarette company in Israel) – Ayalon, Dubek, Nadiv, Strand, American blue(2004), Ariston(1955), Broadway(1969), Capitol(1960's), Doron(1959), Dubek Menthol(1960), El Al(1954), Europe(1971), Golf(1990), Lido(1961), Marom(1970's), Montana(1980), Mont Blanc(1959), Mustang(1992), Nesher(1959), Ogen(1953), Polaris(1962), Royal(1962-2000,2012 re issue), Smile(1970's), Time(1965), Dubek Twins(1960), Arbel(1959), Rondo(1963), Telstar(1969), Samal(1956), Prime(1980's), Coronet(1967), Richmond(1956), Domino(1953), Adir(1957), Extralux(1995), Esquire(12.1972), Windsor(1954), Corvata(1949), No 9(2007), Prime (1980's for DF sale only), NYC (2013), Degel(B), Kameri(B), Meggido(B), Senator(B) ,*Noblesse(L) Regie Izmir(Turkey), I.Q(for Export Only). http://dubek.pionetsv.co.il/

(B)Bajerano Brands

(L)Lud Brand

*Till this day still have the LUD cigarette factory TM on the pack

8. The Jerusalem Company for Production of Cigarettes Ltd - Jerusalem (1950, Est by Maspero, Bajerano, Dubek & ICC after 1971 become Dubek only, closed april 1972) – Castel(1950), Kassit(1951), Arieh(1953), Ambassador(1952), Splendid(1951), Azmon(1950), Moriha(1955), Rex(1953), Menora(1951)

9. Tobacco products Ltd. (1958 - 1959) - Ramle - Asor.

10 Ibten karaman tobacco company Ltd. (1955-1957) – Haifa - Galil, Caravan,Sidi,Matos,Carmel,Bolro. the family who own this factory was Karaman from K.D.S.

11.Union cigarette Co aka The Arab Union Cigarette & Tombac co. ltd Nazareth (bankruped in 1969) - Hora, Tatli Sart, Hadar, Orly, Standard, Aida, Izmir, Bristol, Manager

1967 west banc manufacture:

1. Jerusalem cigarette company Jerusalem (1962 –present) – Alia, Belmont, Capital, Capri, Derby, Farid, Good Luck, Imperial, Infinity, Jamal, Omar, Salwa, Seven, Welcome, Wisam, Victory, Virginia.

http://www.jerucig.com/

2. International cigarette company beit jala AKA betlehem cigarette and tobacco co. AKA Champion (1967 - 2001) - Beit Lehem – Aseel, Belmont, Knight, National, Umayya, Winners, Pullman, City, Champion, Khaled.

3. Yabed company for tobacco general trading - Jenin (2010 - present) - Al, Lando.

* British American Tobacco control

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