The brand name Lucky Strike, also referred to as Luckies, was acquired by American Tobacco Company in 1905. Lucky Strike cigarettes were first introduced in the tobacco market in 1916 in an attempt to beat camel brand of R. J Reynolds. Purchase Lucky Strike cigarettes online and enjoy super light tobacco taste rich in nicotine quantity but falling short on tar and carbon monoxide.
In its early years after inception, Lucky Strike came with different slogans like "it's toasted" and "Reach for a Lucky instead of a sweet". Besides, the manufacturer sponsored various radio programs to attract customers and succeeded by making his brand the best selling brands in the United States. Camel brand, at that time, was the top rival that competed with Lucky Strike from 1920s through 1950s.
Though Lucky Strikes could not retain its popularity and high status but still it is sold across the world including Belgium, Brazil, France, Chile, Finland Honduras, Germany, Italy, South Korea, Spain, Japan, Thailand, and the United Kingdom. What makes it distinguished from other brands are the unique manufacturing design, sweet flavor, amazing combination of ingredients, fresh aroma and economical pricing.
"It's Toasted" is not merely a popularity stunt for Lucky Strikes, it also indicates to the unique manufacturing method employed by the company. While making Lucky Strike cigarettes, the tobacco is toasted, not sun dried as is a typical convention of manufacturers. Toasting yields fresh, sweet and desirable taste unlike the sun-dried method which wears off the original taste of tobacco.
Lucky Strike cigarettes come with pure nicotine in full and light versions. The full version comes with 50 to 70% nicotine while the rest being tar and carbon monoxide. If you are new to smoking it is better to choose light packs as they contain less nicotine and do not taste too harsh. Another quality of Lucky Strike cigarettes is that they are non-addictive for containing zero chemicals as are found in William Morris' brands.
Lucky are those people who have Lucky Strike cigarettes in beautiful white packs. Until 1940s the same cigarettes used to come in green packs but that color was replaced by white because the copper used in making green color ran short for its over usage by the then army in the second world war. Due to this reason, the slogan of Lucky Strikes in 1942 was "Lucky Strike Green has gone to war".
Both full and light varieties of Lucky Strike cigarettes discontinued in North America in 2006 but still they are marketed and distributed as a global brand in counties controlled by British American Tobacco. $44 is the normal price for a single carton of Lucky Strike cigarettes; however, you can find awesome discount with online retailers.