Henry 5th Series 1936
Wix Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards Henry 5th Series 1936 Henry 5th Series 1936 L50 - Kensitas cigarettes, produced by J Wix & Sons, were one of the top brands for many years, helped no doubt by their innovative promotions. In 1935 they began issuing cards featuring the antics of a mischievous boy called Henry who was the invention of well-known American strip cartoonist Carl Anderson. Each colour picture was a complete episode in Henry’s life as he gets himself embroiled in some hilarious situations. Over an eightee- month period Wix produced five different series of fifty Henry cards, with this 5th series from 1936 being their last. The backs bear some outrageous claims, including “Kensitas – your throat protection against irritation.”. These charming colour pictures are sure to raise a smile. Cards size 78 x 65mm.
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Henry 5th Series 1936

Issuer: Wix Condition: Very Good to Excellent * These are original and NOT reprints Description: Kensitas cigarettes, produced by J Wix & Sons, were one of the top brands for many years, helped no doubt by their innovative promotions. In 1935 they began issuing cards featuring the antics of a mischievous boy called Henry who was the invention of well-known American strip cartoonist Carl Anderson. Each colour picture was a complete episode in Henry’s life as he gets himself embroiled in some hilarious situations. Over an eightee- month period Wix produced five different series of fifty Henry cards, with this 5th series from 1936 being their last. The backs bear some outrageous claims, including “Kensitas – your throat protection against irritation.”. These charming colour pictures are sure to raise a smile. Cards size 78 x 65mm. Number of cards in set: L50 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 £30.00 Special Offer £20.00

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