A selection of cards relating to Military - Naval Series

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Abbreviations used: EL = Extra Large; LT = Large Trade ( size 89 x 64mm); L = Large; M = Medium; K = Miniature.

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Faulkner Reprinted Series Nautical Terms 1st Series 1900 (reprint 1999) Nautical Terms 1st Series 1900 (reprint 1999) 12 -
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Faulkner Reprinted Series Nautical Terms 2nd Series 1900 (reprint 1999) Nautical Terms 2nd Series 1900 (reprint 1999) 12 -
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Swettenham Military & Armed Forces Evolution of The Royal Navy 1957 Evolution of The Royal Navy 1957 25 -
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Evolution of The Royal Navy 1957

Swettenham - 25 in set

£3.50

Sweetule Military & Armed Forces Naval Battles 1959 Naval Battles 1959 25 -
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Naval Battles 1959

Sweetule - 25 in set

£3.50

Glengettie Tea Military & Armed Forces Naval Battles 1971 Naval Battles 1971 25 -
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Naval Battles 1971

Glengettie Tea - 25 in set

£3.50

Hitchmans Dairies Military & Armed Forces Naval Battles 1971 Naval Battles 1971 25 -
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Naval Battles 1971

Hitchmans Dairies - 25 in set

£5.00

Fry Reprinted Series Days of Nelson 1906 (reprint 2003) Days of Nelson 1906 (reprint 2003) 25 - This set of 25 colour cards details the life of Britain’s greatest naval hero Admiral Horatio Nelson, starting with pictures of his birthplace and school and following on with representations of his exploits, battles, ships, associates, memorials etc. The fronts bear the words “Fry’s Cocoa & Chocolate Makers to H.M. The King” whilst the backs contain a banner bearing his famous lines “England Expects Every Man Will Do His Duty” and a write up relating to the card front. A fitting tribute to a great man. Size 68 x 36mm.
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Carreras Errors and Varieties Our Navy (Thin Card) 1937 The error and corrected cards of number 35 Our Navy (Thin Card) 1937 The error and corrected cards of number 35 2 - The two varieties of card number 35 HMS Repulse but picture of Experss and Faulknor. The same card with slip pasted on back describing Express and Faulknor - front title still HMS Repulse
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Harbour Digital Military & Armed Forces The Sea Mens Dress 1997 The Sea Mens Dress 1997 M10 -
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The Sea Mens Dress 1997

Harbour Digital - M10 in set

£8.00

Lime Rock (USA) Military - General Series Heroes of The Persian Gulf 1991 Heroes of The Persian Gulf 1991 LT110 - As revealed on the very last card, this series is rather different from what the title would have us believe. In fact to quote from the cards “Heroes of the Persian Gulf cards are a celebration of American military technology.” What we have here are aircraft, ships, missiles and military hardware in general, with hardly a soldier in sight, and of course, no mention of the part played by Britain or the allies. Nevertheless this is a very good set. Size 89 x 64mm.
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Heroes of The Persian Gulf 1991

Lime Rock (USA) - LT110 in set

£9.50

Players Military & Armed Forces Britains Maritime History Special Album Britains Maritime History Special Album 1 -
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Wills Reprinted Series Life In The Royal Navy 1939 (CCS reprint 1999) Life In The Royal Navy 1939 (CCS reprint 1999) 50 - One of several series issued in the run-up to World War II presenting the services in a favourable light, this series shows happy sailors at work and play in Britain’s mighty modern fleet and the various skills for which the men are trained for gunnery practice through to making the daily bread. Originally issued in 1939, now available as a reprint. Size 68 x 36mm
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Players Military & Armed Forces Britains Maritime History 1989 Britains Maritime History 1989 M30 -
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Britains Maritime History 1989

Players - M30 in set

£12.00

Blue Cap Ships & Shipping Ships (Flixies Colour Film Transparencies) 1959 Ships (Flixies Colour Film Transparencies) 1959 K12 -
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Amalgamated Tobacco Military & Armed Forces Naval Battles 1959 Naval Battles 1959 25 -
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Naval Battles 1959

Amalgamated Tobacco - 25 in set

£12.50

Amalgamated Tobacco Military & Armed Forces Evolution of the Royal Navy 1957 Evolution of the Royal Navy 1957 25 -
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Evolution of the Royal Navy 1957

Amalgamated Tobacco - 25 in set

£15.00

Tuff Stuff (USA) Military - General Series Remember Pearl Harbour 1991 Remember Pearl Harbour 1991 LT50 - December 7th, 1941, was a turning point in World War II when Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor, the Hawaiian island base of the American Pacific Fleet, sinking or crippling eight battleships and killing 3,600 men. Admiral Yamamoto had hoped the devastating strike would force a negotiated peace. Instead President Roosevelt addressed the American people with his “Day of Infamy” speech and declared that “a state of war now exists between the United States and the Japanese Empire”. This historic card series uses both black and white and colour photographs of the action, the men involved and the aftermath, with descriptive backs. Size 89 x 64mm.
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Remember Pearl Harbour 1991

Tuff Stuff (USA) - LT50 in set

£15.00

Wills Military & Armed Forces Life in the Royal Navy 1939 Life in the Royal Navy 1939 50 -
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Life in the Royal Navy 1939

Wills - 50 in set

£20.00

Carreras Military & Armed Forces Our Navy (Thick Card selected numbers only issued) 1937 Our Navy (Thick Card selected numbers only issued) 1937 20 -
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Churchman Military & Armed Forces The Navy at Work 1937 The Navy at Work 1937 M48 - The composition of the set was ideal for the period, presenting the navy as a modern well-trained and well-organised force offering interesting and varied careers, starting with boy entry at 15 through various trades up to warrant officer rank. Each black and white picture shows the man concerned carrying out a typical specialist task, whilst a small insert depicts his badge of rank. The text on the backs gives a full description of the various jobs to make you realise what a fantastic collection of skills are needed by a team manning a modern warship. Within two years, many of the men shown here going about their day-to-day lives on board would be at war, inspired perhaps by Nelson's famous signal 'England expects that every man will do his duty'. Size 68 x 53mm
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The Navy at Work 1937

Churchman - M48 in set

£24.00

Wills (Overseas) Military & Armed Forces Life in the Royal Navy (Channel Islands issue without ITC clause) 1939 Life in the Royal Navy (Channel Islands issue without ITC clause) 1939 50 -
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Amaran Tea Military & Armed Forces Naval Battles 1971 Naval Battles 1971 25 -
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Naval Battles 1971

Amaran Tea - 25 in set

£25.00

Gallaher Military & Armed Forces The Navy 1937 Park Drive back The Navy 1937 Park Drive back 48 - When this set was reviewed in “Cigarette Card News in 1937 it was described as “a most interesting issue covering practically every phase of the Navy’s activities, both as regards personnel and material. Examples of battleships, cruisers, aircraft carriers, destroyers, submarines and various small craft are given as well as numerous scenes depicting the routine of a seaman’s life” and indeed it is the behind the scenes look at the sailors’ lives which make this set so appealing. It was issued at a time when Britain was gearing up for the war that was to come and just three years later H.M.S. Warspite, pictured mooring on card no. 25 and in heavy seas on card no. 48, was in action at Narvik inflicting great damage on shore installations and sinking German ships. Then in May 1941 came the tragic demise of the battle cruiser Hood which was sunk by the Bismarck. There were only three survivors from the crew of 1,400. The Navy had its revenge when aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm (card 44) disabled the Bismarck’s rudder and the crippled ship was sunk by torpedoes from H.M.S. Dorsetshire. There is plenty of information on the card backs which have Park Drive Cigarettes at the bottom, but the set was also produced without this and just the company name. Cards size 63 x 37mm.
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The Navy 1937 Park Drive back

Gallaher - 48 in set

£30.00

Pattreiouex (Senior Service) Military & Armed Forces The Navy 1937 Large captions The Navy 1937 Large captions M48 -
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The Navy 1937 Large captions

Pattreiouex (Senior Service) - M48 in set

£35.00

Pattreiouex (Senior Service) Military & Armed Forces The Navy 1937 Small captions The Navy 1937 Small captions M48 -
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The Navy 1937 Small captions

Pattreiouex (Senior Service) - M48 in set

£40.00

Carreras Military & Armed Forces Famous Naval Men 1929 Famous Naval Men 1929 L24 -
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Famous Naval Men 1929

Carreras - L24 in set

£50.00

Carreras Military & Armed Forces Our Navy (Thin Card) 1937 Our Navy (Thin Card) 1937 50 -
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Our Navy (Thin Card) 1937

Carreras - 50 in set

£60.00

Gallaher Military & Armed Forces The Navy 1937 Issued by Gallaher back The Navy 1937 Issued by Gallaher back 48 - When this set was reviewed in “Cigarette Card News in 1937 it was described as “a most interesting issue covering practically every phase of the Navy’s activities, both as regards personnel and material. Examples of battleships, cruisers, aircraft carriers, destroyers, submarines and various small craft are given as well as numerous scenes depicting the routine of a seaman’s life” and indeed it is the behind the scenes look at the sailors’ lives which make this set so appealing. It was issued at a time when Britain was gearing up for the war that was to come and just three years later H.M.S. Warspite, pictured mooring on card no. 25 and in heavy seas on card no. 48, was in action at Narvik inflicting great damage on shore installations and sinking German ships. Then in May 1941 came the tragic demise of the battle cruiser Hood which was sunk by the Bismarck. There were only three survivors from the crew of 1,400. The Navy had its revenge when aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm (card 44) disabled the Bismarck’s rudder and the crippled ship was sunk by torpedoes from H.M.S. Dorsetshire. There is plenty of information on the card backs which have the company name at the bottom, but the set was also produced with ‘Park Drive Cigarettes’ at the bottom. Cards size 63 x 37mm.
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The Navy 1937 Issued by Gallaher back

Gallaher - 48 in set

£60.00

 
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