June 2017 – New Issues15th July 2017 by Sam Whiting
Sainsbury’s ‘Lego Create the World’ (140)
When you purchase your shopping for every £10 you spend you will get a pack of four cards. Also available are packs you can purchase for 50p. The album which can be purchased for £2 gives ideas for you to learn, play and create. Some of the features cover subjects such as ‘Man Made Wonders, Animals and Plants and the continents of the world.
Card size 80 x 55, numbered top front right and dated 2017 on the reverse
The World of David Walliams ‘ Characters from his Books’ (10)
The set of cards were given to you when you ordered David’s latest book. In the set of ten you will see the characters drawn by Quentin Blake with illustrations by Tony Bliss.
Card size 99 x 61 unnumbered but dated 2016
Marvel Studios ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ (3)
Three postcard size cards were issued in cinemas depicting the characters in the film. There are six characters two on each card which are plain back.
Card size 147 x 105 unnumbered but dated 2017
Topps Europe Ltd. ‘Star Wars Universe sticker Collection’ (320)
The stickers follow the story through the films showing vehicles characters and locations. Every epic tale is laden with acts of villainy and heroism.
Sticker size 87 x 62 numbered on reverse
Panini UK Series issued listed below.
Frozen ‘Magic of the Northern Lights’ (192)
A further instalment of this very successful series, there is also an album with a centre fold poster for your stickers.
Sticker size 75 x 55 numbered on reverse but undated
Road to 2018 Fifa World Cup Russia (?)
The sticker set displays the football talent from around the world that will take place at the in the competition.
Sticker size 77 x 56 numbered on reverse
Beauty and the Beast (?)
The enchanted stickers depict this wonderful love story and are designed to go into the sticker album which tells the whole story.
Sticker size 77 x 56 numbered on reverse
Brioche Pasquier ‘Pitch Thorpe Park’ (6)
The latest offering from the company depicts many of the rides at Thorpe Park. Within the set of card are some which offer ‘Kids go Free’ as outlined on the reverse of the main packet.
Card size 80 x 60 offer closing date 30/08/2017, unnumbered
General Mills UK ‘Green Giant Sweet Corn’ ‘Despicable Me 3 (4)
In the two pack of cans of sweet corn you will find one of four Despicable Me 3 stickers. The stickers depict the characters in the latest Universal Studio’s movie in this successful series.
Sticker size 50 x 40 unnumbered and undated
McDonalds Corporation ‘Nerf’ (1)
The single A4 size sheet is designed to test your skills in a target challenge. The Hasbro character is one of many in the successful cartoon show.
Card size 297 x 210 dated 2017 with a plain back
The Fruit Factory ‘Try our Fun Filled Quiz’ (?)
I have shown the front of the sticker with various faces you can peel off and make, but the best part of this card is the reverse. The card contains quiz question with answer at the bottom and facts around the fruit that is used in their products.
Card size 80 x 60 unnumbered and undated
My thanks for help with this issue to Mike Leighton, Dave Turnball and Roy Cook
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!
Where does the time go! I am writing this in the week before Christmas, and another year has flown by. By the time you get this we will be in to 2020, so I hope you all had a great Christmas and wish you a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.
All card and ephemera collectors make a note in your diary now because our next card convention will take place on SATURDAY 25th and SUNDAY 26th APRIL 2020 at FIVE RIVERS LEISURE CENTRE, HULSE ROAD, SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE SP1 3NR ❄️❄️
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