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CSGB June 2018 Auction – Now Accepting Bids

I am writing this just before setting off for Kings Lynn; I am really looking for to the Convention, as always. I hope many of you were able to come, buy lots of cards and view the auction lots. As usual, my wife and I are having a short break close to the Convention venue, it gives us a chance to have a look around an area we have not been to before. Having a few days away also makes the trip more bearable for my wife, as the whole trip does not just revolve around cards, well not quite! And

Cotswolds Card Rally 24 June

Do not miss our 2018 Summer Cigarette and Trade Card Rally plus Auction.  Its being held at The Cotswold Area Civil Service Sports and Social Club, Tewkesbury Road, Uckington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 9SL and will run from 10 am to 4 pm.  Come and meet a range of Local and National dealers.  Refreshments are available, and there is ample free parking,  And read more about the Cotswolds Branch by clicking this link

Reading All Day Fair 1 July

Reading & District Cigarette & Postcard Club hereby invites all card collectors to come along to their annual fair, at Rivermead Leisure Centre, Richfield Avenue, Reading RG1 8EQ, on Sunday July 1. This popular event runs from 9-30am-4-30pm, and admission is £2. Inside, waiting for your wants lists, or to introduce you to the wonderful world of cards, will be 93 dealers in cigarette cards, trade cards, postcards and ephemera. The hall is wheelchair friendly, has a large car park an

New Silks Book now available

This book is an attempt to provide a historic record of a very large comprehensive selection of the embroidered silk and lace designs, issued in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s by Tobacco & Trading Companies in Holland, Germany and South Africa. Additionally, it provides a comprehensive listing of the single set of ‘leathers’ issued by a Tobacco Company in Germany in 1936. It contains 273 pages with over 7,100 colour illustrations of individual designs, including other aspects

Hants and Surrey JULY All Day Fair

We hereby announce OUR NEXT QUARTERLY AUCTION  will take place on JULY 8th at our usual venue (Normandy Village Hall, Glaziers Lane, Normandy GU3 2DE).  Our doors will open at 10 am to reveal a host of local and visiting dealers, and thousands of cards, plus tea and coffee. We also host a very popular auction in the afternoon, starting at 2.30 promptly, which postal bidders are welcomed to take part in. We usually close postal bidding the day prior but allow for telephone and ema