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Collecting cigarette cards

Dorothy Bagnall

Collecting cigarette cards

and other trade issues.

by Dorothy Bagnall

  • 194 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by The London Cigarette Card Co. Ltd. in London .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21683404M

Key to Letters used in No. It is the cigarette card's uncanny ability to tap into the interests of a wide cross-section of society and inbuilt collectibility that have ensured its survival over other collectors' items. It is that easy! Lee stresses that such deceptions are very rare but, even so, it's worth being wary when offered a rarity and only buying from reputable dealers. Shortly after this, some bright spark had the idea of using the cards for advertising purposes by printing pictures and words onto them.

What Cigarette Cards To Collect The one advantage that the cigarette card has over other collectors' items is the fact that they cover so many globally appealling topics, even collecting itself. Good: Soiled on back or front. Soon cards were issued on subjects appealing to smokers, such as glamorous actresses, sport, warships etc. Other subject matters depicted include birds, butterflies, flowers and pets.

They first emerged in the U. Valuation Guide - W. Daisy Greville featured on a Player's card, c. At a time when most common folk were barely literate, these beautifully produced full colour cards quickly established a popular following. The firm holds in excess of 25, cards, supplying collectors through its two shops in London and by mail order. While not the rarest cards in existence there are a number of series in which only one known example remainsthey are still very rare and command high prices whenever they come up for auction.


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Collecting cigarette cards by Dorothy Bagnall Download PDF Ebook

What Cigarette Cards To Collect The one advantage that the cigarette card has over other collectors' items Collecting cigarette cards book the fact Collecting cigarette cards book they cover so many globally appealling topics, even collecting itself.

Dogs have been man's best friend for many years, perhaps or more and this enduring relationship was reflected on The firm holds in excess of 25, cards, supplying collectors through its two shops in London and by mail order. Valuations I am sorry but we are unable to give valuations on Brooke Bond Collecting cigarette cards book, unless it is something particulary rare!

They first emerged in the U. These were the first cigarette cards from a major manufacturer since the s. It is an authoritative Collecting cigarette cards book of the war written by an expert on the subject employing cards from a collection built up over a period of more than thirty years.

Mecca cigarettes John L. Not all sets have been re-produced but you can check by looking at my 'repro' section. The first cigarette packets were very fragile and so a thick card was inserted to stiffen them. Before offering your collection, please read ALL this below first.

In the s, plain card was used simply to stiffen cigarette packets but their potential was quickly spotted. There are some exceptions to this rule for some albums issued in the 's.

From space travel and giant television screens, robots and bullet trains, to London's skyscraper skyline, this is highly entertaining stuff. The Mecca cigarette trading card for George Sutton is also notable for it depicts him with hands.

Actress Georgia Cayvanc. The trading card became a popular promotional tool among European firms, especially Au Bon Marche' and Liebig. Good Condition Showing a bit of age with only slight damage such as slightly damaged corners not quite 'sharp' cornersslight discolouration but not stainedbut certainly not torn or creased.

About every two months, Bob also runs an Internet auction comprising 1, lots. These are considered to be some of the first cigarette cards. While not the rarest cards in existence there are a number of series in which only one known example remainsthey are still very rare and command high prices whenever they come up for auction.

The cards I buy can stay in stock for years and there is no sign of cards going up in value over the coming years, this is not just because of the current recession as this was apparent long before. All available to view and print off to send to us for your orders and or bids for the current auction.

Very Good: Clean back and front, may have dirty and softened edges and rounded corners. Everything you need to value your cards is available on this site.

Mint: Exactly as issued. It is that easy! They eventually evolved however, into miniature reference books with fine illustrations and detailed texts that captured snapshots of the social history of the day. Lee stresses that such deceptions are very rare but, even so, it's worth being wary when offered a rarity and only buying from reputable dealers.

Many cigarette cards are extremely attractive and perfect for picture framing. Cards need to be 'near mint', looking nearly as good as the day they were printed.Cigarette Cards and How to Collect Them and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - Author: I. O. Evans. Although cigarette cards values do fluctuate, most collectors take up the hobby for the love of collecting and not for their worth.

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However, we are always delighted when one of our cigarette card valuations is met by an unexpectedly positive reaction. Where to get a free cigarette cards valuation.

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