1.1.Lagenda (complete story and illustration look at “Indonesia Kretek Klobat collection-Lagend in thsi blog)
a. Ancient Legend of Roro Mendut Klobat cigarettes
b. The legend of the Native handmade Kretek Klobot cigarettes :1) Djaman Klobot, 2) Mbok Nasilah and her Husband Nitisemito first Klobot without cover and label promotion.
1.3 The history of first Kretek industrial with label promotion : a.Rokok Kretek Notosesmito Bal Tiga. Rokok Kretek was invented by a man from the town of Kudus, 50 km eastward of Semarang (Central Java Indonesia) in the early 19th century. The Man was Noto Semito(Nitisemito-auth) was from a long time suffering from cough and asthma. Desperate to cure his ilness he rolled tobacco mix with crushed cloves in dried com leaves (cengkeh) , this is the original Kretek Cigaretes.The Klobot Kretek cigarettes (Klobot is dried com leaves) , after smoking these Klobot Noto Semito was cure and became healthier, he began manufacture his new kretek cigarettes with trade mark BAL TIGA (three balls), heactivelly marketed the Klobot every-where through radio, touring vans with music and dancers even by air dropping leaflets. He became a very successful businessman, a billioner, his steps was followed by many others and soon Kretek industry was mush-rooming also in other cities. The Fade of Noto semito ,the Father of Kretek ended tragically by his invented Kretek vast industry(sources: Mark Hanusz,Equinox Published,2000), the complete history read and look at “Indonesia Klobot Kretek label collection-Koedes” in this blog. in this blog inculing The History of Kretek cigarettes Industrial competitor Nitisemito and the bankrupt of Bal tiga Kretek in 1955. Also the history Nojorono “Menakjinggo” Koedoes Kretek industrythe second father kretek industrial at Koedoes in 1932. and Kudus ‘s Kretek Cigarette industrial after Menak Jinggo .: After menak Jinggo there were new Kretek Industrial which still production until now like Djamboe Bol (H.D.Ma’aroef), Soekon (M.Wartono) and Djaroem (Oei Wie Gwan)
b. Kretek Oplosan (plus kemenyan )cigarettes Industrial in central Java : Magelang,solo and Djokjakarta.
c. Kretek Kawung (cover with aren leaves) : Bandung(1905) Garoet ,Tasikmalaja. Majalengka (1930) and Cileduk wetan.
d.Kretek cigarette Industrial at East Java still exist until now : Dji sam soe (PT Sampoerna), Bentoel (Malang) and Gudang Garam (Kediri) . I found vintage Kretek label from malang (tjap pentjak) Blitar, sampoeng(Tjap Kiat Aan),pendowo (Tjap Tawon) and Pasuruan (not popular)
e.Kretek Cigarette home industrial(handmade) at Bali: many agent Koedes cigaret at Bali, the only one native Kretek homemade was at Tabanan , I have some kretek labels from this city but not found historic informations about Tabanan kretek cigarettes via Google exploration.
f. Not Known areal productions Kretek Cigarette: I have found some Kretek Labels without city area location only mark name and the owner only. Rokok tjap Nori, tjap Bintang,Tjap Matahari,Baji Soetji, Tjap Mentjoo, Mark 13 Tiga Belas, Tjap gembok Atom, Tjap Pajoeng Mas, Tjap Pinang, Dewi Site.
II. Kretek Klobot Museum
2.1..One of the famous museum at Kudus was Kretek Musuem , was built in March 3rd 1986, some of the Noto Semito legendary Klobot label have showed there , the photo of Musuem (illustrated).
2.2. IMUCS best collections consist the special Notosemito picture postcard used during dai Nippon occupation java (look illustration at dai Nippon Java collection in this blog), I don’t have Nitisemito Kretek Klobot label . All of the best IMUCS collection will put in this blog with complete History of the Kretek production Homemade and Industrial.: a.IKKL- Indonesia Kretek klobot label collection(Koedes), b. IKKL-collections (center Java), c.IKKL(east java), d.IKKL(Bali) , I don’t have from West Java(Kawung) and Oplosan (central Java) will put in the blog if I found new collections.
III. Indonesia Kretek Klobot label Collections
3.1. Google exploration(2010): many recent productions label were collected in Indonesia like Butet Kertajasa collections(illustration), not much vintage label illustration found during explorations , look at “Indonesia Klobot Kretek Cigarettes Collection(Google expl.2010) ”
3.2. my IMUCS vintage Kretek Klobot label collection from the product before WWII , plaese compare with the collection from internet exploration, choose the best one to put in IMUCS Cybermusuem with more advanced photography techniques. by Uniquecollection photographer Albert S.This collection will illustrated in this blog”IKKL -Indonesia Kretek Klobot label collections( Dr Iwan S. coll.) .
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