March/April CSGB Auction – Now Accepting Bids!2nd 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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