Saga of Ships black back re-issue 1973
Brooke Bond Brooke Bond Tea Card Issues Saga of Ships black back re-issue 1973 Saga of Ships black back re-issue 1973 50 - Originally produced in 1970 with a blue back and accompanying album this is the re-issue set dating from 1973 which contains charming colour drawings of ships from an Egyptian vessel of 400BC through to the liner “Queen Elizabeth 2” by way of Viking longboats, an Arab Dhow, Francis Drake’s “Golden Hind”, the “Mayflower” which carried the Pilgrim Fathers to the new world, Nelson’s flag ship “Victory”, Brunel’s “Great Eastern” and “Great Britain”, the “Cutty Sark” now on display at Greenwich, the Navy’s 1935 built “Ark Royal” which was torpedoed off Gibraltar, Blue Riband winning liner “Mauretania” and “Gypsy Moth IV” which was used by Francis Chichester to sail round the world. The cards were illustrated by David Cobb who was President of the Royal Society of Marine Artists and the backs are full of interesting facts and figures relating to the vessels making this a stylish record of British maritime history. A re-issue album was also produced to accompany this set. Cards size 68 x 36mm.
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Saga of Ships black back re-issue 1973

Issuer: Brooke Bond Condition: Mint * These are original and NOT reprints Description: Originally produced in 1970 with a blue back and accompanying album this is the re-issue set dating from 1973 which contains charming colour drawings of ships from an Egyptian vessel of 400BC through to the liner “Queen Elizabeth 2” by way of Viking longboats, an Arab Dhow, Francis Drake’s “Golden Hind”, the “Mayflower” which carried the Pilgrim Fathers to the new world, Nelson’s flag ship “Victory”, Brunel’s “Great Eastern” and “Great Britain”, the “Cutty Sark” now on display at Greenwich, the Navy’s 1935 built “Ark Royal” which was torpedoed off Gibraltar, Blue Riband winning liner “Mauretania” and “Gypsy Moth IV” which was used by Francis Chichester to sail round the world. The cards were illustrated by David Cobb who was President of the Royal Society of Marine Artists and the backs are full of interesting facts and figures relating to the vessels making this a stylish record of British maritime history. A re-issue album was also produced to accompany this set. Cards size 68 x 36mm. Number of cards in set: 50

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