CSGB May/June 2015 Auction19th May 2015 by Sam Whiting
The time has come around already for another auction and Chris has issued the latest list with the recent magazine. In it there are 150 lots that cover plenty of subjects on both tobacco and trade cards. As ever there are several sets to bid on as well as rarer types. For the boxing fans there are 8 Cope’s Boxers in VG+ condition (lots 31 to 38) and two Cartledge ‘Famous Prize Fighters’ in Ex condition (lots 70/71). Scouting collectors will be pleased to see a nice clean Maynards ‘Girl Guides’ Pathfinder (Med-O-Creme back) (lot 72). There are some cricket issues in the auction too including a Wills ‘Australian and English Cricketers’ 1903 (lot 115). There are also a few previously unrecorded items – ‘Pegs Paper’ Egyptian Fortune Telling cards and some Platignum Dinosaurs (8 now known).
For those looking for sets there are several from Ogdens, Wills, Players and Churchman (a full set of Rugby Internationals! Lot 130).
Postal Bids to Chris Corner, 9 Olivia Close, Waterlooville, Hants PO7 8LN Bids must be made in writing or by Email to email@example.com. The last date for RECEIPT OF BIDS is SATURDAY 27th JUNE 2015
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