Lucky Strike or often called “Luckies” is one of the most popular cigarette brands all over the World. These cigarettes were presented to American market in 1871 by “R.A. Patterson”. The name for this brand took its origin from Gold Rush days. First "Luckies" were spread in tins and only in 1905 when this brand was sold to ATC (American Tobacco Company) got cartoon pack.
In 1917 new Lucky Strike logo was introduces and had green pack up to 1940 when they were changed to plain white ones with red Lucky Bull-eye. These changes were made because copper used in manufacturing of green color was needed for World War Two. A new ad slogan was born: "Lucky Strike Green has gone to war".
These changes in "Luckies" design caused some gossips around this brand. It was said that red and white colors were used to honor nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as it took to Japan flag. Another gossip was that Lucky Strike added marijuana for American soldiers during the World War Two.
Some smokers believed that pack of these cigarettes could bring them luck. This fact cant be proved except one fact: If you are looking for good price cigarette brand, fine quality and smooth flavored tobacco providing genuine smoking pleasure then Lucky Strike is your choice.
Nowadays this cigarette brand comes in following variety: Lucky Strike Original, Lucky Strike Original Red and Lucky Strike Silver.