"Dad picks his matches and Woodbines off the mantelpiece."

Wills Woodbines, 1950s
Public DomainWills Woodbines, 1950s
Woodbines, made by W.D. & H.O. Wills (now owned by Imperial Tobacco) were a popular brand among Northern working men of the period, particuarly the strong, unfiltered ones. A filtered version was introduced in 1948, discontinued forty years later.