Duty Free's

ANGWISH

Lantern Swinger
Here's one for you folks who are still serving. Can you still buy BLUE LINERS? Neesed a poultice on the back of your neck to get a drag out ot the bloodey things :lol: :lol: :cool:
 
tufty said:
I've still got my three stamps for August 1977 if that helps ... :)
A Ha !! So you're the blighter who made me three stamps short on my stocktake !!

:smile:

ps. Maybe you should scan them for the oldtimers to reminisce ?
 
In 1963 whilst still a JEM @ " St Vincent" I recall the ships company moaning about the rise in price of "blue liners" from 2shillings& 4pence per 100 to half a crown per hundred.( 11.5p to 12.5p to all post 71 children) happy days or is it all inflation.
 

dondon

MIA
Awful bloody things , emergency use only I'm afraid , glad when they were discontinued , I've giving up altogether now , 3 years in May it will be , thank fxxk , :???:
 

SILVER_FOX

War Hero
I once heard they were made up of the factory floor sweepings from real cigarettes ... and from the taste, that wouldn't surprise me.

SF
 
Spooky thread......I've just been sorting out some stuff from the loft and found these........




As I remember they seemed good value at 51p for 300!! Mind you they gave your lungs a work out trying to drag on them. They also seemed to dry out fairly quickly too. The rolling tobacco was worse - turned to dust as soon as the air hit it.
 

tufty

Lantern Swinger
Harry Skinters - we can't see your C: drive - you need to put the image on the web somewhere. I don't know why I still had my stamps. I had long given up smoking by 1977 and used to just give them away - for some reason I didn't that month. I do remember though that when I joined and started smoking them it gave you a sore throat so the dit about them being the factory floor sweepings might be a good one !
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
MoD_RSS Duty Free extended to the EU from January 2021 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Chancellor announces return of duty-free MoD News 0
D Expensive Duty Free Cigarettes Finance & Pensions 41
MoD_RSS New legal duty to self-isolate comes into force today MoD News 0
Sumo So sad, in the line of duty Current Affairs 4
MoD_RSS House sales rise following introduction of stamp duty holiday supporting nearly 750,000 jobs MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Crime news: CRM12 duty rota deadline is 13 July 2020 MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Government proposes duty to protect public spaces from terror MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Legal Aid Agency extends Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme Contracts MoD News 0
MoD_RSS New public health duty to tackle serious violence MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Pubs Code Adjudicator Publishes Guidance on Beer Waste and Duty MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Serious youth violence summit to launch public health duty to tackle serious violence MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: New stamp duty land tax surcharge for non-UK resident homebuyers to be introduced MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Crime news: duty solicitors need to carry IDs at police stations MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Press release: New homeowners benefit from stamp duty tax relief MoD News 0
MoD_RSS Press release: Pubs Code Adjudicator Launches Consultation on Beer Duty and Waste MoD News 0
MoD_RSS News story: Civil news: tender for Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme work MoD News 0
R Marriage insurance and duty taps The Quarterdeck 6
MoD_RSS News story: SU and international partners endorse new guidelines on duty of care MoD News 0
A Duty To Serve? Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting 6
MoD_RSS News story: Reporting for duty – a centenary of defence operations at Porton Down MoD News 0
BFRS Air Traffic Duty Engineer & ATM Specialist Engineer - £50K - £55K - Crawley The Afterlife - Resettlement and Jobs 0
M Marine engineering technician watch duty Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting 8
sweetpea 'I was told to pay death duty on Dad's medals'. Current Affairs 14
BFRS Duty Security Supervisor X 3 – Circa £30K The Afterlife - Resettlement and Jobs 0
fails_as_is Duty watch really turned to under the glory shower here... The Gash Barge 2
frogman007 Mine Warfare Duty Watch Diamond Lil's 12
soleil WM News: "Wren's Tale Of Courage And Devotion To Duty Honoured At RNAS Yeovilton" The Fleet Air Arm 5
MoD_RSS News article: Prince Harry completes tour of duty in Afghanistan The Gash Barge 97
BFRS Duty Shift Manager The Afterlife - Resettlement and Jobs 0
BFRS Duty Shift Manager The Afterlife - Resettlement and Jobs 0
daffy1 Even terrorist play Call of duty Current Affairs 0
soleil FT Letters, Time To Do Our Duty By Nelson History 2
soleil FT: Admiral Sir John Treacher et al: Britain’s Duty To Strengthen Its Maritime Power Current Affairs 6
soleil Guardian: "Tower Of London's First Royal Navy Beefeater Goes On Duty" History 54
soleil Pompey News: "Medics Lottie And Lianne On Front Line Duty In Afghanistan" The Corps 0
daffy1 Call of Duty Black Ops Gaming 3
R Military Duty Redefined Diamond Lil's 3
soleil Programme on Medics doing tours of duty in Afghan on ITV now The Quarterdeck 5
Stirling Duty watch to clean screens. Diamond Lil's 3
daffy1 Call of duty modern warfare 3 Gaming 15
NotmeChief Please do your Duty to the Nation The Quarterdeck 5
Ja5on Pc arrested over 'rape on duty' Current Affairs 23
daffy1 for the call of duty modernwarfare fans Gaming 0
S Duty watch Diamond Lil's 24
Scarface2009 Call of Duty: World at War (PLAYSTATION 3) Gaming 16
C duty. Joining Up - Royal Navy Recruiting 9
Jack77 Duty Watch In Dolphin Submariners 3
MustangTC The number of ships in ACTIVE duty The Fleet 49
RNFLUNKY Salon Culinaire Sandown Race Course 29th-31st Oct DUTY TRIP! The Quarterdeck 2
Similar threads


















































New Posts

Top