Beauties of Today (B D V Issue) 1939
Phillips Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Beauties of Today (B D V Issue) 1939 Beauties of Today (B D V Issue) 1939 EL36 - Between 1937 and 1939 Godfrey Phillips issued seven series of Beauties of Today real photographs in extra-large format, this is the last of these, the ‘B’ printing with “issued with BDV medium cigarettes” on the back. The beauties in swimsuits or skimpy dresses, include well-known film stars such as Carole Lombard, Joan Blondell and Dorothy Lamour who would soon achieve greater fame co-starring with Bob Hope and Bing Crosby in the “Road” films. Quite racy in their day, I’m sure these pin-ups attracted more than a passing glance! Size 96 x 68mm
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Beauties of Today (B D V Issue) 1939

Issuer: Phillips Condition: Very Good to Excellent * These are original and NOT reprints Description: Between 1937 and 1939 Godfrey Phillips issued seven series of Beauties of Today real photographs in extra-large format, this is the last of these, the ‘B’ printing with “issued with BDV medium cigarettes” on the back. The beauties in swimsuits or skimpy dresses, include well-known film stars such as Carole Lombard, Joan Blondell and Dorothy Lamour who would soon achieve greater fame co-starring with Bob Hope and Bing Crosby in the “Road” films. Quite racy in their day, I’m sure these pin-ups attracted more than a passing glance! Size 96 x 68mm Number of cards in set: EL36 Abbreviations used for Number In Set:
EL = Extra Large; LT = Large Trade ( size 89 x 64mm); L = Large; M = Medium; K = Miniature.

Price for complete set: Catalogue Price £18.00 Special Offer £12.00

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