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Ships of the World 1963
Reddings Tea Ships & Shipping Ships of the World 1963 Ships of the World 1963 48 - This set contains colour pictures of vessels from the 1950s and ‘60s, but by far the best thing about these is the detailed text on the reverse from which you can learn not just the owners, specifications and type of cargo, but also the name of the captain. For instance the card for the “Canberra”, which was later used as a troop ship in the Falklands War, was captained by Commodore G.A. Wild, carried 2,1888 passengers in luxury and had a crew of 960. Other liners include R.M.S. “Windsor Castle”, S.S. “Rotterdam”, R.M.S. “Queen Elizabeth”, S.S. “Bremen”, R.M.S. “Rangitane”, S.S. “United States”, S.S. “Oriana” and S.S. “Southern Cross. It is not just passenger liners that are covered as there are fishing trawlers including the “Mary Craig”, cable ship C.S. “Retriever”, M.V. “Vasilios R” a tramp ship designed to navigate the St. Lawrence Seaway, tankers including Shell’s S.S. “Serenia”, a Trinity House pilot ship, a British Railways train ferry which operated between Harwich and Zeebrugge, coal ship M.V. “Corsea”, cargo vessels including a refrigerated fruit carrier owed by Fyffes and a River Thames clay transporter. There is no card number 13 in this set instead there is a card numbered 12A. In her review in our magazine in 1963 Dorothy Bagnall wondered if it could be that the compiler was superstitious, but who knows! This is a very fine set with cards size 68 x 38mm.
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Ships of the World 1963

Issuer: Reddings Tea Condition: Mint * These are original and NOT reprints Description: This set contains colour pictures of vessels from the 1950s and ‘60s, but by far the best thing about these is the detailed text on the reverse from which you can learn not just the owners, specifications and type of cargo, but also the name of the captain. For instance the card for the “Canberra”, which was later used as a troop ship in the Falklands War, was captained by Commodore G.A. Wild, carried 2,1888 passengers in luxury and had a crew of 960. Other liners include R.M.S. “Windsor Castle”, S.S. “Rotterdam”, R.M.S. “Queen Elizabeth”, S.S. “Bremen”, R.M.S. “Rangitane”, S.S. “United States”, S.S. “Oriana” and S.S. “Southern Cross. It is not just passenger liners that are covered as there are fishing trawlers including the “Mary Craig”, cable ship C.S. “Retriever”, M.V. “Vasilios R” a tramp ship designed to navigate the St. Lawrence Seaway, tankers including Shell’s S.S. “Serenia”, a Trinity House pilot ship, a British Railways train ferry which operated between Harwich and Zeebrugge, coal ship M.V. “Corsea”, cargo vessels including a refrigerated fruit carrier owed by Fyffes and a River Thames clay transporter. There is no card number 13 in this set instead there is a card numbered 12A. In her review in our magazine in 1963 Dorothy Bagnall wondered if it could be that the compiler was superstitious, but who knows! This is a very fine set with cards size 68 x 38mm. Number of cards in set: 48

Price for complete set: Catalogue Price £7.50 Special Offer £4.88

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Skybox (USA) Films, TV, Sci Fi & Comic Art The Lion King Walt Disney Film 1st Series 1995 The Lion King Walt Disney Film 1st Series 1995 LT90 - Walt Disney\'s hugely successful big scene animated film is pictured on these coloured picture cards which shows us scenes and characters backed by a story-line text from Simba\'s birth through to his defeat of Scar and his rightful destiny as king. Set is numbered 1-90. Size 89x63mm
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The Lion King Walt Disney Film 1st Series 1995

The Lion King Walt Disney Film 1st Series 1995

Skybox (USA) - LT90 in set

Catalogue Price £9.50 Special Offer £7.00

Players Flowers and the Garden Britains Wild Flowers Grandee Issue 1986 Britains Wild Flowers Grandee Issue 1986 L30 - There are some lovely colour pictures of wild flowers in this set which are every bit as beautiful as their cultivated cousins and there is plenty of information about them on the numbered card backs. Included are the Wood Anemone which carpets the ground in Spring, the Greater Stitchwort which takes its name from the belief is could cure the pain you get on over exercising, the Cowslip which is now recovering after being on the endangered list, the Germander Speedwell with its blue/purple flowers, the scentless Red Campion, the Bird’s-Foot Trefoil which takes its name from the shape of its seedpods, Yellow Flag a member of the Iris family, Field Scabious which blooms from June to October, the Field or Corn Poppy with its bright red flowers, the Common Mallow which also have medicinal uses and the Harebell with its delicate purple flowers. An album to house this set was originally available from Players and they also issued this set with Player’s Doncella. A lovely set with cards size 90 x 50mm
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Britains Wild Flowers Grandee Issue 1986

Britains Wild Flowers Grandee Issue 1986

Players - L30 in set

Catalogue Price £7.50 Special Offer £5.00

Monthly Auction:

357 Lots with estimated values from £1 upwards Everyone should find something to interest them and suit their pocket Click here to find out more

Last date for bids 29th June 2019 - Bids can be submitted by post, phone, fax, e-mail or through this website


Lot 20

The most expensive and our star lot this month is lot 20 a Clarke set of 30 Cricketers Series dating from 1901 which with some poor, fair and good cards is estimated at £4,300. This is a hard to get set which includes the likes of W.G. Grace, C.B. Fry, W. Rhodes and J. Tunnicliffe..For further information about any lot, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone 01458 273452 or via e-mail cards@londoncigcard.co.uk 

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May New Issues:

Below are just 2 of the 3 issues added to our stock this month, Click here to view them all

J.F.Sporting Collectibles Football International Footballers In Action 1940/50s 2nd Series 2012 International Footballers In Action 1940/50s 2nd Series 2012 LT40 - We reviewed the first series of this set back in April and we can now review the 2nd series looking at footballers who have played for their country in the 1940s and 1950s period. Like the first series the pictures are black and white action shots and the players include Tom Jones who played in the Wales 1958 World Cup squad, Northern Ireland’s Peter McParland who also made the World Cup squad that year, the Republic of Ireland’s Noel Cantwell, Scotland’s Billy Liddell, Sammy Cox and Willie Cunningham, England footballers Len Shackleton, Wilf Mannion, John Atyeo, Tommy Lawton, Johnny Haynes and the legendary Tom Finney. Full of fantastic pictures and with brief career details on the numbered backs this is a superb football set with cards size 92 x 64mm
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International Footballers In Action 1940/50s 2nd Series 2012

International Footballers In Action 1940/50s 2nd Series 2012

J.F.Sporting Collectibles - LT40 in set

£30.00

Epic Cards Sports Grand Prix Drivers 1st Series 2019 Grand Prix Drivers 1st Series 2019 10 - This set contains caricatures of famous racing drivers from the late 1940s-early1950s era all drawn by Ed Carter and pictured against a race track background. The drivers include Giuseppe Farina who dominated the sport in the 1940s and early 1950s, Argentinian Juan Manuel Fangio who was the greatest driver of his era, Luigi Fagioli winner of the French Grand Prix in 1951, Alberto Ascari who died in a testing accident aged just 36, Britain’s legendary Stirling Moss etc. The numbered backs give details of their careers and wins. Cards size 69 x 36mm
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Grand Prix Drivers 1st Series 2019

Grand Prix Drivers 1st Series 2019

Epic Cards - 10 in set

£7.50

June Updates:

  • New issues: We have added a further 6 Series to our website.
  • Monthly Auction: This months postal auction ends on Saturday June 29th 2019. Our auction contains 357 lots with estimated values from £1 upwards

May Updates:

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