A few years back, I had put together, on this blog, an extensive collection of Indian Cigarette Ads from 1800s to 2000s.

Here’s another addition to the collection. A pre-independence (1945 to be precise) advertisement for Panama Cigarettes:

Panama Cigarettes advertisement from 1945
Panama Cigarettes ad from 1945 #0002

For a friendly smoke it’s the tobacco that counts.
Panama Cigarettes
India’s own cigarettes
With a luxury blend!

The Golden Tobacco Co (Dalmia Group) owned brand is still around.