CSGB March/April 2015 Auction2nd April 2015 by Sam Whiting
The latest CSGB Auction is out and Chris has assembled another great selection of cards for us! There are 150 lots of top quality cards in the list and they include scarcer types as well as several full sets of cigarette and trade cards. Among the lots is a set of Rutter’s ‘Comic Phrases’ (Lot 98) as well as a Murai ‘Beauties’ (Lot 63/64) and a Canadian Ritchie ‘Actresses’ card (Lot 57). Other interesting lots include Gloag’s Home and Colonial Regiments, Wills 1896 Cricketers and Cooper Boer War Celebrities!
There are a wide range of sets available by Ogdens including the always popular Motor Races 1931 and Smugglers and Smuggling.
For the Liebig collector there are some very sought after cards this time with two from the S239 set of ‘British Army Uniforms’ (catalogued at £150 each!).
Members that would like to bid in this CSGB Auction can email Chris Corner as usual at email@example.com
A dilemma. Imagine you are, or know a card collector who lives outside the UK, who would be really interested to join us, were it not for the high cost of the overseas subscription? If only there was a way to reduce this cost. And now there is!
Although the Convention has been postponed, the auction will still go ahead with the same finish date of 1st May. Unless there are more lockdown restrictions imposed I am aiming to send lots out to winning bidders on or about 6th May. Of course the
This early American pasteboard representation, part of a set of "Holidays", is a charming way to pass on our St Patrick's Day greetings to collectors worldwide. It has endured two World Wars, and many other historical events of a worrisome nature,
This trade card celebrates the Olney race. It has been run in the Buckingham Town every year since 1445. The participants run with a pancake in a frying pan and must flip it at the start and end. Men are also allowed to compete, but also have to wea