Created in the 1890's, the Belinda line of Cuban cigars was most popular during the first and
second World Wars. The brand was made famous by the great comedian Groucho Marx.
Belinda is a Current ICT machine-made brand.
It was a pre-revolution Habanos SA brand established in 1882 and lapsed early to mid 1960s.
It was reintroduced in 1989 and was deleted from Habanos portfolio circa 2005.
It is now produced in Cuba by Internacional Cubana de Tabacos S.A. (ICT) under license to Habanos S.A.
The range comprised medium strength cigars.
Before circa 2005 the cigars were machine-made with long-filler tobacco, but are now made using short-filler tobacco.
There is a non-Cuban brand with the same name.
The brand currently consists of a single machine-made cigar.
In circa 2005 the Coronas was reinstated in a revised vitola size and presented in a plastic tube.