Back before rigid cardboard containers, cigarettes were only sold in soft packs. Distributors needed something to keep the packs from bending, so cards were added as stiffeners. W.D.& H.O.Wills started a trend of adding simple illustrations in the late 1880s, thus transforming the cards into collectables. A popular series called “Did you know?” posed intriguing questions and answered them on the back of the card (they were like old fashioned Big Questions).
I ordered a new remote for this old 1992 TV I found and someone at newremotecontrol.com of Thomasville, Georgia sent it to me with this picture on the box and I am only like 3% creeped out and 97% THRILLED.