Warships of The World 1950
British Automatic Military & Armed Forces Warships of The World 1950 Warships of The World 1950 K24 - British Automatic, who were founded in 1887, manufactured coin operated machines for dispensing sweets and weighing people as well as the type of equipment found in amusement arcades on piers. For 42 years they had the contract for supplying machines used on British railway station platforms as well as public buildings. The weighing machines operated by standing on the base and inserting money and then a card would be dispensed with a date and your weight in stones and pounds. The other side would usual have a picture or horoscope. These cards feature colour pictures of warships on the front whilst the numbered backs have instructions and company name and a space in the middle for date and weight. The card backs contain a variety of different weights and dates whilst some have the space left blank. The fronts are captioned with the name of the vessel, tonnage and the country to which it belongs. The British entries are destroyer HMS Agincourt, submarine HMS Taciturn, cruiser HMS Superb, aircraft carrier HMS Implacable and battleships HMS Vanguard and HMS Howe. Size 54 x 28mm
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Warships of The World 1950

Issuer: British Automatic Condition: Very Good to Excellent * These are original and NOT reprints Description: British Automatic, who were founded in 1887, manufactured coin operated machines for dispensing sweets and weighing people as well as the type of equipment found in amusement arcades on piers. For 42 years they had the contract for supplying machines used on British railway station platforms as well as public buildings. The weighing machines operated by standing on the base and inserting money and then a card would be dispensed with a date and your weight in stones and pounds. The other side would usual have a picture or horoscope. These cards feature colour pictures of warships on the front whilst the numbered backs have instructions and company name and a space in the middle for date and weight. The card backs contain a variety of different weights and dates whilst some have the space left blank. The fronts are captioned with the name of the vessel, tonnage and the country to which it belongs. The British entries are destroyer HMS Agincourt, submarine HMS Taciturn, cruiser HMS Superb, aircraft carrier HMS Implacable and battleships HMS Vanguard and HMS Howe. Size 54 x 28mm Number of cards in set: K24 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 £24.00 Special Offer £16.00

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