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Many companies have gone through name changes (ownership, brands, logos, trademarks, mergers) because of growth or merging.Knowing when these events took place and matching them to the name on the tin can help.wiki How's Content Management Team carefully monitors the work from our editorial staff to ensure that each article meets our high quality standards. If you want to know when a product was manufactured, you'll need to know how to read date codes.Whether you're looking for the manufacturing date for tires, food, or computer chips, figuring out when a product was made isn't tough as long as you know the formula.Maybe it's beacuse Japan Tobacco sells Camel in Europe? None of these companies market more than a few smokes outside of the US.Phillip Morris USA and Phillip Morris international are entirely different and separate companies, for example.Original Answer: "RJ Reynolds has an expiration date based on the Julian calendar where every day has a number from 1 to 365 respectfully January 1st being 1 and December 31st being 365. i believe American Spirit is not tested on animals. Update: American Spirits did not previously test on animals.However, they were bought by RJ Reynolds several years ago and now do. no The first person answered no, but cigarettes do have chocolate in them.
Another source of information could be a merchandise catalog. sold many products years ago and you may be able to date an item by its appearance in the catalog.Along the same lines; if you also collect magazines/newspaper ads for these companies/brands, they can date your tin by matching your tin's description to that in the ad.Many ads have a date on them ( the page they're on or the date of the publication you find them in) and are an excellent reference tool as well as looking great themselves in your collection.I live in Europe, and we don't have those marks on the packs.I see some code on the bottom of my pack, but it doesn't add up with the guide for Camel.