Mischief Goes to Mars Issued by Wrights Biscuits Ltd at base 1954
Wrights Biscuits Films, TV, Sci Fi & Comic Art Mischief Goes to Mars Issued by Wrights Biscuits Ltd at base 1954 Mischief Goes to Mars Issued by Wrights Biscuits Ltd at base 1954 24 - Wright’s were well-known biscuit manufacturers in the North East but their biscuits became popular all over the country when they had the brilliant idea of getting famous illustrator Mabel Lucie Attwell to create a character which become their trademark. Mabel drew a small boy called Mischief and children in the 1950s could join his club and get a free badge. In 1954 the company produced a set of cards titled Mischief Goes to Mars in which the fictional boy and his sister Marie accompany their uncle Jet Wright, a rocket ship pilot, on a trip to Mars, but not before stocking up with several cartons of Wright’s biscuits! The Mars they land on is full of helicopter like aircraft and friendly martians who are used to contact with Earth. After exploring this planet they return home with Mischief vowing to become a rocket pilot like his uncle. The story is explained on the numbered backs and at the bottom states “Issued by Wright’s Biscuits Ltd’. Two similar series were also produced, the only difference being that one has “Join the Mischief Club’ at the base and the other has the name at the side but not at the base. see website for availability A charming little set with Thunderbird style rockets. The cards are size 68 x 36mm.
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Mischief Goes to Mars Issued by Wrights Biscuits Ltd at base 1954

Issuer: Wrights Biscuits Condition: Mint * These are original and NOT reprints Description: Wright’s were well-known biscuit manufacturers in the North East but their biscuits became popular all over the country when they had the brilliant idea of getting famous illustrator Mabel Lucie Attwell to create a character which become their trademark. Mabel drew a small boy called Mischief and children in the 1950s could join his club and get a free badge. In 1954 the company produced a set of cards titled Mischief Goes to Mars in which the fictional boy and his sister Marie accompany their uncle Jet Wright, a rocket ship pilot, on a trip to Mars, but not before stocking up with several cartons of Wright’s biscuits! The Mars they land on is full of helicopter like aircraft and friendly martians who are used to contact with Earth. After exploring this planet they return home with Mischief vowing to become a rocket pilot like his uncle. The story is explained on the numbered backs and at the bottom states “Issued by Wright’s Biscuits Ltd’. Two similar series were also produced, the only difference being that one has “Join the Mischief Club’ at the base and the other has the name at the side but not at the base. see website for availability A charming little set with Thunderbird style rockets. The cards are size 68 x 36mm. Number of cards in set: 24

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