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Help Dating a Tin of Nightcap

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  • Started 1 year ago by recoilrob
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  1. recoilrob

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    I realize that Dunhill tinned blends have had several different sources over the years. I imagine Dunhill did it themselves for a long time and then I think it was taken over by Murray's of Belfast for a while. Were the Murray's tins marked as being made in the UK?

    After Murrays closed I believe production went to Denmark and was marked made in the EU, is this correct.

    Now I have been reading that it's being made somewhere else in the EU.

    I have two tins of Nightcap that have paper labels on gold tins and are marked as being made in the EU under the authority of Dunhill Tobacco of London Limited. The weight is just given in grams (50g) and the label is different than any others I see in that there are three yellow lines of the blends description under the picture of cap, bowl and candle.

    There is a side sticker from Ca warning about the health affects and the back has a white label that states US Distributors Lane Limited, Tucker Georgia. I have had them for at least 5 years but they look much older than that.

    Any idea as to which blender made these tins?

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    I don't know much about the Dunhill tobaccos,
    but this may help, be sure to click the picture
    links to see differences in coin-twist tops
    & Lane dist. sticker sizes...
    http://roushpipecompany.cmail1.com/t/ViewEmail/j/FC1AD35BEF07A7FC/A9024C92F01F7963C67FD2F38AC4859C

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    That does help, thanks you. I am now sure that mine is Denmark production. I have heard that there was another source in the EU after Denmark. Anyone know about that?

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    Don't know about 5 years ago. The USA Dunhill says made in the EU. The English Dunhill says made in Denmark. So it is probably made in Denmark.

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    Until Orlik took over, the Nightcap tins that were exported to North America were painted tins, stating manufactured in the U.K. under authority ... The tin bottoms also have no raised edge.

    So yours might be Orlik production from around 2005? My best guess.

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    Help Dating a Tin of Nightcap

    Well, I'll gas up the car and let you have the keys.....
    But, the rest is up to you.


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    [quote]Well, I'll gas up the car and let you have the keys.....
    But, the rest is up to you.[quote]
    +1 I don't know if I'd date her though she smells a little funny,disappears pretty quick, and one time she almost set my bed on fire.

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    one time she almost set my bed on fire

    Sounds like a winner, if you know what I mean! Bow chicka bow wow!

    I know, Im just awful.

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