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International Tobacco Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Domino Cards 1938 Domino Cards 1938 28 -
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Domino Cards 1938

Domino Cards 1938

International Tobacco - 28 in set

£14.00

International Tobacco Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Gentlemen! The King! (black back) 1937 Gentlemen! The King! (black back) 1937 100 - Although issued during coronation year 1937, this set was prepared in 1935 because “The King” referred to is George V and not his successor and indeed on the card backs we are told that “it can be inserted into a pictorial biography of H.M. King George V, particulars of which are enclosed in each packet”. It is unusual in being of two different sizes, with sixty standard size and forty large and it is on art paper rather than cardboard. The colour pictures take us from the King’s early childhood in 1866, through his public appearances and ends with his radio broadcast to the Empire broadcast in May 1935 as part of his Jubilee celebrations. Sadly he was to die just seven months later in January 1936. Rather prophetically the card featuring his second son the Duke of York, who at that time was not expected to be King, describes him as “the father of the young lady who may one day sit upon the throne of England” and of course she did. These cards were also issued with the text on the back in blue and provide a fascinating glimpse into the life of this hardworking monarch. The standard size cards are 67 x 39mm and the large cards are 76 x 58mm.
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Gentlemen! The King! (black back) 1937

Gentlemen! The King! (black back) 1937

International Tobacco - 100 in set

£20.00

International Tobacco Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Famous Buildings and Monuments Nos 31-50 (1934) Bronze Plaques Famous Buildings and Monuments Nos 31-50 (1934) Bronze Plaques L20 -
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Famous Buildings and Monuments Nos 31-50 (1934) Bronze Plaques

Famous Buildings and Monuments Nos 31-50 (1934) Bronze Plaques

International Tobacco - L20 in set

£24.00

International Tobacco Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Famous Buildings and Monuments Nos 1-30 (1934) Bronze Plaques Famous Buildings and Monuments Nos 1-30 (1934) Bronze Plaques 30 -
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Famous Buildings and Monuments Nos 1-30 (1934) Bronze Plaques

Famous Buildings and Monuments Nos 1-30 (1934) Bronze Plaques

International Tobacco - 30 in set

£36.00

International Tobacco Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Famous Buildings and Monuments Nos 81-100 (1934) Bronze Plaques Famous Buildings and Monuments Nos 81-100 (1934) Bronze Plaques L20 -
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Famous Buildings and Monuments Nos 81-100 (1934) Bronze Plaques

Famous Buildings and Monuments Nos 81-100 (1934) Bronze Plaques

International Tobacco - L20 in set

£40.00

International Tobacco Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards International Code of Signals 1934 International Code of Signals 1934 50 - One might assume that there is no place in today’s world for the type of signals in this set, but the sophisticated nature of electronic eavesdropping mans that virtually every other method can be intercepted so flags can still have a role to play and the set gives useful nautical examples humorously related to land situations on the text backs – for example H.R. means “There is an obstruction on the fairway”, advice for exercising great caution in navigating, but equally appropriate for golf! Similarly J.K. means “I am about to swing”. The colour pictures also include a portrait of Britain’s greatest naval hero Admiral Lord Nelson and his legendary message rallying his men before the Battle of Trafalgar is spelt out on nine of the cards. The message, which still evokes a tingle of national pride, was “England Expects That Every Man Will Do His Duty”. A colourful and fascinating set with cards size 69 x 37mm.
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International Code of Signals 1934

International Code of Signals 1934

International Tobacco - 50 in set

£40.00

International Tobacco Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Gentlemen! The King! (blue back) 1937 Gentlemen! The King! (blue back) 1937 100 - Although issued during coronation year 1937, this set was prepared in 1935 because “The King” referred to is George V and not his successor and indeed on the card backs we are told that “it can be inserted into a pictorial biography of H.M. King George V, particulars of which are enclosed in each packet”. It is unusual in being of two different sizes, with sixty standard size and forty large and it is on art paper rather than cardboard. The colour pictures take us from the King’s early childhood in 1866, through his public appearances and ends with his radio broadcast to the Empire broadcast in May 1935 as part of his Jubilee celebrations. Sadly he was to die just seven months later in January 1936. Rather prophetically the card featuring his second son the Duke of York, who at that time was not expected to be King, describes him as “the father of the young lady who may one day sit upon the throne of England” and of course she did. These cards were also issued with the text on the back in black and provide a fascinating glimpse into the life of this hardworking monarch. The standard size cards are 67 x 39mm and the large cards are 76 x 58mm
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Gentlemen! The King! (blue back) 1937

Gentlemen! The King! (blue back) 1937

International Tobacco - 100 in set

£50.00

 
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