CSGB May/June Cigarette Card Auction Now Accepting Bids!19th 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!
Anyone want to buy a large cricket collection. Only joking! That is what I wrote on the Saturday afternoon of the 3rd Ashes Test. As you will know, England managed a magnificent 67 all out in their 1st innings, with only Root and Bairstow out to goo
The Handbook is divided into two parts and provides comprehensive listings and illustrations of known ‘Felt’ and ‘Leather’ Designs issued by Tobacco and Trading Companies in North America, Canada & Great Britain between 1910 and 1915.
Oh to be in England now that summer’s there! Writing this in mid-June, it is not very warm and the rain is affecting the cricket World Cup with 3 games abandoned so far. I shouldn’t grumble, it has given me the chance to get the auction listing