John Player died in December 1884 and for the next nine years, the business was run by a small group of family friends until W G and J D Player were ready to take over the firm in 1893. Cigarette cards originate from the late nineteenth century and were first produced in America. Some very early cigarette cards were printed on which was then attached to a paper backing. Unsourced material may be challenged and. Unknown cards are discovered every now and again.
Captains of Association Football Clubs and Colours, Ogdens 1926 They were followed by who produced a set of 50 Famous Footballers later this year. He was the president of the Cartophilic Society of Great Britain until his death in 1995. These now sell for £120 a card but the series was reprinted in 2001 and can now be obtained for a reasonable price from dealers. Our world-class team of cigarette card valuers boast considerable experience — and a proven track record for providing accurate valuations. Midget, the 1933 Aston Martin 1 ½ litre used at Le Mans, a Morgan Super Sports three-wheeler, the quiet running Talbot 105, a 1935 Austin Ten Lichfield, the 1937 Wolseley 25hp given by the workers to Lord Nuffield and the sleek Lagonda V-12 from 1939. Cards size 74 x 57mm Players Flowers and the Garden Britains Wild Flowers Grandee Issue 1986 Britains Wild Flowers Grandee Issue 1986 L30 - There are some lovely colour pictures of wild flowers in this set which are every bit as beautiful as their cultivated cousins and there is plenty of information about them on the numbered card backs.
The cards were only available for a limited period and so collectors would often find themselves with only a part set. The American Card Catalog; a Comprehensive Listing. Further sets were followed in 1908 403 and 1913 406. John Badge arrived today and is just the job. Discover exactly what your collection is worth and get the experts on your side, email or call 01926 499031 now! Interestingly the bottom of the card gives details of the price, top speed and fuel consumption of the cars.
I daresay this isn't the rarest but it's one of a set of twelve cricket and football women from 1897 - an incomplete set of nine of these sold for £1553 a few years ago. The iron railings and gates onto Radford Boulevard from the present retail park are the ones that surrounded No. First published in 1974, this catalogue is devoted entirely to non-tobacco cards plus a section, which details over 350 reprinted series. The first card appeared in 1887 and were at first used to advertise its products. Thomas Ogden soon followed in 1894 and in 1895, Wills produced their first set 'Ships and Sailors', followed by 'Cricketers' in 1896. Many thanks for your prompt service! There is no charge for this service.
Famous Footballers, Ardath 1934 also published a set of 48 cards entitled Popular Footballers in 1936. We will certainly not hesitate to recommend you to other friends and relatives. Size 90 x 50mm This set was also issued by Sharman Newspapers. Our accounts office in Chester can also accept properties for onward transportation to our valuers at our Warwick office. The first series featured , , , , , , , , Vic Woodley, George Roughton, Bob Iverson, and. In sports, Player's released several cards series, mostly. My most valueable would be the Old Judge or Tally Ho cricket cards, or even a few others that aren't recorded in either Deadman's Guide or the U.
Typically, these small cards feature illustrations on one side with related information and advertising text on the other. Using a similar alphanumeric system, it assigns a code based on the name of manufacturer, rather than the century in which the cards were issued. Threats of legal action prevented its release, but a few slipped out, and it was one of these that stunned the collecting world when it was auctioned. From 1969 to 1987 John Player sponsored the for English county cricket clubs. In my opinion the problem is, since the age of the internet, cigarette cards along with many other collectables have become more readily available. The series included , , and.
These events allow you to meet with our experts, have your cigarette cards lodged for valuation and gives you the chance to discuss a possible sale. Key to Letters used in No. In the 1980s Norton Motorcycles was revived and in 1988 John Player resumed racing sponsorship. You wouldn't stand much of a chance if you got into a battle with one of them at an auction. A fascinating set worthy of any collection.
In addition to literature and artworks, the tobacco collection's scope has come to encompass a wide range of visual materials and printed ephemera associated with that commodity. This set was also issued by Sharman Newspapers. Player's sponsored the tennis championship in the 1980s. Desirability must also be considered when answering this question The Wagner card is the most publicized and that particular card is the best known condition wise. Burdick listed the cards in one section, broken down by companies that issued the card series and by the types of cards. These were coloured action pictures with individual portraits as insets.