International Code of Signals 1934
International Tobacco Miscellaneous Cigarette Cards International Code of Signals 1934 International Code of Signals 1934 50 - One might assume that there is no place in today’s world for the type of signals in this set, but the sophisticated nature of electronic eavesdropping mans that virtually every other method can be intercepted so flags can still have a role to play and the set gives useful nautical examples humorously related to land situations on the text backs – for example H.R. means “There is an obstruction on the fairway”, advice for exercising great caution in navigating, but equally appropriate for golf! Similarly J.K. means “I am about to swing”. The colour pictures also include a portrait of Britain’s greatest naval hero Admiral Lord Nelson and his legendary message rallying his men before the Battle of Trafalgar is spelt out on nine of the cards. The message, which still evokes a tingle of national pride, was “England Expects That Every Man Will Do His Duty”. A colourful and fascinating set with cards size 69 x 37mm.
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International Code of Signals 1934

Issuer: International Tobacco Condition: Very Good to Excellent * These are original and NOT reprints Description: One might assume that there is no place in today’s world for the type of signals in this set, but the sophisticated nature of electronic eavesdropping mans that virtually every other method can be intercepted so flags can still have a role to play and the set gives useful nautical examples humorously related to land situations on the text backs – for example H.R. means “There is an obstruction on the fairway”, advice for exercising great caution in navigating, but equally appropriate for golf! Similarly J.K. means “I am about to swing”. The colour pictures also include a portrait of Britain’s greatest naval hero Admiral Lord Nelson and his legendary message rallying his men before the Battle of Trafalgar is spelt out on nine of the cards. The message, which still evokes a tingle of national pride, was “England Expects That Every Man Will Do His Duty”. A colourful and fascinating set with cards size 69 x 37mm. Number of cards in set: 50

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