ORIGINAL BRITISH CIGARETTE CARD SET OF 25 CARDS Title of cards - Gems Of British Scenery Date of Issue - 1917. Issued by - John Player Cigarettes. Artwork - Unknown. Number of cards - 25 (Complete set). Condition - Excellent. ( Colours strong and vid with no fading). Dimensions of each card - 2.5/8th inches by 1.3/8th inches. Catalogue value - 30 GB pounds Remarks - A scarce and desirable set not often found in such nice condition as this.
A very desirable, original complete set of 25 cigarette cards. Each card depicts a colour scene of a British landscape. The reverse of the card is printed with a complete description of the scenic landscape depicted. Considering they are now 97 years old they are in superb condition, with superb colour. If you are a lover of British landscapes or card collector you will not be disappointed with these. They would look fabulous if framed up and displayed. See photographs for the landscapes depicted.
The following scenes are portrayed on the cards, Lynmouth Pier Castle Rock, Lynton Watersmeet, Lynton Lydford Gorge Malmsmead N.Devon The Doone Valley Fingle Bridge Oddicombe Bay, Torquay Clovelly Falcon Crag, Derwentwater Kynance Cove Avon Gorge, Clifton High Force, Teesdale Cliveden Wood, Thames Tintern Abbey High Tor, Matlock Mawddach Falls Fairy Glen, Bettws-y-Coed Aberglaslyn Pass, N.Wales Balmoral, Scotland The Trossachs, Scotland Ellens Isle, Loch Katrine Loch Awe, Argyll Upper Lake, Killarney Meeting of the Waters, Killarney
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Please note - The cards have been photographed with the cards in plastic protective sleeves. Hence any light glare etc. The purchaser will receive the cards in the plastic sleeves which will protect them during transit. If required, they can be easily slipped out of the sleeves for viewing.