see also Kinshi

Brand got introduced in 1906 (March at China, September at Japan) by JAPAN MONOPOLY BUREAU. From November 1940 until May 1949 it got renamed to KINSHI since foreign languages were prohibited during wartime)

Golden Bat

Japan 2003
20 pieces in Soft Pack
Tar 18, Nicotine 1.2, Barcode 49400571
Producer Japan Tobacco Inc.
Trade Mark Owner Japan Tobacco Inc.
got replaced by version with front health warning in spring 2005