John Player founded the company in 1861 at Nottingham, later he handed it over to his sons John Dane and William Goodacre - that's when the company's name got changed to JOHN PLAYER & SONS. In 1901 it was one of the 13 founding members of IMPERIAL TOBACCO. In 1924 a branch at Dublin get opened. Today the brand rights outside Europe and USA belong to BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO.

See as well other JOHN PLAYER brands like Bachelor, John Player Gold Leaf, John Player Special, Player's, Player's No.6, Player's No.10, Player's P&S, Player's Virginia No.6, Player's Weights, Richmond and Vanguard

John Player King Size

Ireland 1990's
10 pieces with Filter in Flip Top Box with Cellophane
Tar 11, Nicotine 1.1, Barcode 5099121105102
Producer John Player & Sons
Trade Mark Owner John Player & Sons
John Player King Size
with print at cellophane - SPECIAL PRICE 43p Recommended retail price 45p
United Kingdom 1976
20 pieces with Filter in Flip Top Box with Cellophane
Price 43p
Producer Imperial Tobacco
Trade Mark Owner John Player & Sons
John Player King Size

France late 1970's
20 pieces with Filter in Flip Top Box with Cellophane
Tar 15.5, Nicotine 1.4
Producer Imperial Tobacco Ltd., United Kingdom
Trade Mark Owner John Player & Sons
John Player King Size

Germany 1977
20 pieces with Filter in Soft Pack with Cellophane
Tar 10, Nicotine 0.4, Price 2.60 DM
Producer Reemtsma
Trade Mark Owner John Player & Sons
John Player King Size

Germany late 1970's
20 pieces with Filter in Flip Top Box with Cellophane
Tar 10, Nicotine 0.4, Price 2.70 DM
Producer Reemtsma
Trade Mark Owner John Player & Sons
John Player King Size

Germany late 1970's
20 pieces with Filter in Flip Top Box with Cellophane
Tar 10, Nicotine 0.4, Price 2.85 DM
Producer Reemtsma
Trade Mark Owner John Player & Sons
 
John Player King Size

Switzerland early 1980's
20 pieces with Filter in Soft Pack with Cellophane
Tar 10, Nicotine 0.5, Price 2 Fr
Producer Reemtsma, Germany
Trade Mark Owner John Player & Sons
John Player King Size

France 1980's
20 pieces with Filter in Flip Top Box
Tar 15.5, Nicotine 1.4
Producer Imperial Tobacco Ltd., United Kingdom
Trade Mark Owner John Player & Sons
John Player King Size Extra Mild
with print at wrapper - LOW TAR
United Kingdom early 1980's
20 pieces with Filter in Flip Top Box with Cellophane

Producer Imperial Tobacco
Trade Mark Owner John Player & Sons
 
John Player Kings

United Kingdom 1974
20 pieces with Filter in Flip Top Box

Producer Imperial Tobacco
Trade Mark Owner John Player & Sons
John Player Mild

Switzerland 1970's
20 pieces with Filter in Flip Top Box with Cellophane
Price 1.80 Fr
Producer Imperial Tobacco, United Kingdom
Trade Mark Owner John Player & Sons
John Player Mild

Germany 1980's
19 pieces with Filter in Flip Top Box with Cellophane
Tar 10, Nicotine 0.5, Barcode 40304502, Price 3.70 DM
Producer Reemtsma
Trade Mark Owner John Player & Sons