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Old Adverts #82 – Sweet Afton Cigarettes, 1956-64




advert 1956 fton made by Carrolls dundalk

From The Argus, Dundalk weekly newspaper, 1956

Sweet Afton cigarettes made in Dundalk by PJ Carroll and smoked by  Margot Tenenbaum (Gwyneth Paltrow) in the movie The Royal Tenenbaums.
More on this here (IMDB)

More on Sweet Afton  – wikipedia.


Scaned by Brand New Retro
First 3 Adverts (1956,57,64,) from GAA match programmes.
New advert ‘ Mountain of Cigarettes”  1956,  added to post Aug 2017



3 replies »

    • Yes. His sister had lived near Dundalk (Stephenstown) and she is buried in the graveyard of ‘The Green Church” opposite Carrolls factory. The name stems from a Burns’s poem “flow gently sweet Afton”


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