Britains Maritime History 1989
Players Military & Armed Forces Britains Maritime History 1989 Britains Maritime History 1989 M30 - These cards were originally issued with Tom Thumb cigars and are taken from paintings by Hardy, Gordon Frickers or E.D.Walker which are all first class and depict in chronological order many of the greatest vessels in our history. They begin with the ‘Henry Grace â Dieu’ from the sixteenth century then go on to include ‘Golden Hind’, ‘Mayflower’, Nelson’s ‘Victory’, ‘SS. Great Britain’ and ‘Cutty Sark’ before coming more up-to-date with Scott’s ‘Discovery’, liners ‘Mauretania’, ‘Elizabeth’ and the ‘QE2’, war ships ‘HMS Hood’, ‘HMS Belfast and ‘HMS Ark Royal’, ‘Gypsy Moth IV’ in which Sir Francis Chichester sailed round the world before ending with ‘HMS Invincible’ which was completed in 1980 and took part in the Falklands War. All the pictures are in horizontal format with a white border and the backs are printed in vertical format in a mixture of green and black on white card. There is plenty of fascinating information on these numbered card backs which also explain that a free album was available from the issuers to house these cards. A truly impressive set with cards size 74 x 57mm.
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Britains Maritime History 1989

Issuer: Players Condition: Mint * These are original and NOT reprints Description: These cards were originally issued with Tom Thumb cigars and are taken from paintings by Hardy, Gordon Frickers or E.D.Walker which are all first class and depict in chronological order many of the greatest vessels in our history. They begin with the ‘Henry Grace â Dieu’ from the sixteenth century then go on to include ‘Golden Hind’, ‘Mayflower’, Nelson’s ‘Victory’, ‘SS. Great Britain’ and ‘Cutty Sark’ before coming more up-to-date with Scott’s ‘Discovery’, liners ‘Mauretania’, ‘Elizabeth’ and the ‘QE2’, war ships ‘HMS Hood’, ‘HMS Belfast and ‘HMS Ark Royal’, ‘Gypsy Moth IV’ in which Sir Francis Chichester sailed round the world before ending with ‘HMS Invincible’ which was completed in 1980 and took part in the Falklands War. All the pictures are in horizontal format with a white border and the backs are printed in vertical format in a mixture of green and black on white card. There is plenty of fascinating information on these numbered card backs which also explain that a free album was available from the issuers to house these cards. A truly impressive set with cards size 74 x 57mm. Number of cards in set: M30 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: Only £12.00

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