Australia 1st Series 1932
Westminster Tobacco Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Australia 1st Series 1932 Australia 1st Series 1932 36 - These cards contain black and white photos of recording all aspects of life in Australia in the 1930s in a mixture of aerial and street level views of some of the big cities like Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, important buildings and things such as the Speaker’s Chair interspersed with scenes of country life like wheat harvesting, grape picking, cutting sugar cane, shearing sheep etc., and some of the wonderful natural wonders like Russell Falls in Tasmania, the Three Sisters in the Blue Mountains and Barron Falls in Queensland. Interesting inclusions are a picture of the The Duke (later King George VI) and Duchess of York opening the new capital in Canberra, a typical girls’ school, a street of new houses in Melbourne, a chalet on Mount Buffalo, a goat race known as a Bush Derby in Queensland and life savers in action on a beach in Sydney. The numbered backs are captioned and give brief details concerning the subject and details of the issuers. A fine record of life in Australia in the 1930s with cards size 66 x 35mm.
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Australia 1st Series 1932

Issuer: Westminster Tobacco Condition: Very Good to Excellent * These are original and NOT reprints Description: These cards contain black and white photos of recording all aspects of life in Australia in the 1930s in a mixture of aerial and street level views of some of the big cities like Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, important buildings and things such as the Speaker’s Chair interspersed with scenes of country life like wheat harvesting, grape picking, cutting sugar cane, shearing sheep etc., and some of the wonderful natural wonders like Russell Falls in Tasmania, the Three Sisters in the Blue Mountains and Barron Falls in Queensland. Interesting inclusions are a picture of the The Duke (later King George VI) and Duchess of York opening the new capital in Canberra, a typical girls’ school, a street of new houses in Melbourne, a chalet on Mount Buffalo, a goat race known as a Bush Derby in Queensland and life savers in action on a beach in Sydney. The numbered backs are captioned and give brief details concerning the subject and details of the issuers. A fine record of life in Australia in the 1930s with cards size 66 x 35mm. Number of cards in set: 36

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