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Cotswolds Branch Fair 24 June 2018

Cotswolds Branch Fair 24 June 2018


Do not miss our 2018 Summer Card Rally

Its on the 24th of June, at The Cotswold Area Civil Service Sports and Social Club, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 9SL

Dealers tables, an auction and a popular raffle await all who attend, and refreshments are available. There is ample car parking. And yes, we do issue auction lists. Contact the Branch Secretary, and read more about the Cotswolds Branch, by clicking this link

By the way, our images show a recent trade card discovery – these were issued by local Cotswolds retailer “Dunns Boots”, which was situated at the corner of Parsons Street, Cornhill, in Banbury.

We now know of five cards, all of which show cricketing scenes, and which appear below. Click on any card to see it enlarged. However, five being an odd number, we have to wonder if more cards were issued, perhaps even ones showing different sports? And we are intrigued by the wording “Branches in Chief Towns”, which could mean there are cards with different town names on the backs. That`s what makes collecting cards such fun! 

So if there are any similar cards in YOUR collection please get in touch…. 

And many thanks to Mr. P. Marks for allowing us to feature these wonderful cards

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