Beauties of Today 2nd Series 1940
Phillips Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Beauties of Today 2nd Series 1940 Beauties of Today 2nd Series 1940 36 - Some of the pictures in this set must have been quite risqué in the 1940s. The ladies featured are portrayed in colour and certainly live up to their “beauties” title. Included are Constance Bergen who for some reason is depicted with little yellow chicks, star actress Carole Lombard, Mary Maguire, Mary Kidd who is protecting her modesty with a large feather, a tap dancing Eleanor Powell, Betty Furness, the legendary star Betty Grable, Paulette Goddard, Mlle L’Ardy who is pictured with very little on, Dorothy Lamour, Mary Carlisle, Eleanor Whitney, Polly Waters, Sonja Levkova and top hat wearing Nini Peters who is wearing a very short skirt and nothing else! The backs are numbered with the wording “A Series of 36 of these Studies now being issued with these Cigarettes Second Series” and the company name. Size 68 x 36mm.
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Beauties of Today 2nd Series 1940

Issuer: Phillips Condition: Very Good to Excellent * These are original and NOT reprints Description: Some of the pictures in this set must have been quite risqué in the 1940s. The ladies featured are portrayed in colour and certainly live up to their “beauties” title. Included are Constance Bergen who for some reason is depicted with little yellow chicks, star actress Carole Lombard, Mary Maguire, Mary Kidd who is protecting her modesty with a large feather, a tap dancing Eleanor Powell, Betty Furness, the legendary star Betty Grable, Paulette Goddard, Mlle L’Ardy who is pictured with very little on, Dorothy Lamour, Mary Carlisle, Eleanor Whitney, Polly Waters, Sonja Levkova and top hat wearing Nini Peters who is wearing a very short skirt and nothing else! The backs are numbered with the wording “A Series of 36 of these Studies now being issued with these Cigarettes Second Series” and the company name. Size 68 x 36mm. Number of cards in set: 36

Price for complete set: Catalogue Price £40.00 Special Offer £28.00

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