Title of cards - Aeroplanes (Civil) Date of Issue - 1935. Issued by - John Player & Sons Cigarettes. Artwork by - Unknown. Superbly Illustrated Number of cards - 50 (Complete set). Condition - Excellent. ( Colours strong and vivid with no fading). Dimensions of each card - 2.5/8th inches by 1.3/8th inches. Catalogue value - 55 GB pounds
A very desirable, original and very collectable complete set of cigarette cards of civil aircraft of the early 1930s period.. Each card depicts the colour picture of an international passenger airliner. The reverse of each card is printed with a full description of the aircraft depicted. A very attractive set of colourful cards. Considering they are now 79 years old they are in superb condition. If you are a bird breeder, bird fan or card collector you will not be disappointed with these. They would look fabulous if framed up and displayed.
Postage from France to the U.K. by standard airmail will be 2.50p I also ship worldwide
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.
Aircraft depicted in the cards are as gfollows, Airspeed Courier Airspeed Envoy Armstrong Whitworth Argosy Armstrong Whitworth XV Avro Commodore Avro 642 Cierva Autogiro Comper Swift De Havilland Comet De Havilland Express Air Liner De Havilland Dragon Six De Havilland Moth Major De Havilland Leopard Moth Handley Page British Klemm Eagle Miles Hawk Major Monospar ST 10 Percival Gull Saro Cloud Short Scion Short Syrinx Spartan Cruiser Westland Wessex Breguet 280T Caudron Monoplane Dewointine D 332 Farman F430 Wisault Air Liner Aeronica Monoplane Beechcraft Cabin Airplane Bellanca Racer Douglas DC2 Ford Air Liner Gee Bee Super Sportster Lambert Monocoupe Lockheed Vega Northrop Monoplane Sikorsky Amphibian Waco UIC Dornier DO X Dornier WAL Heinkel HE70 A Junkers G38 Junkers JU52/3 M Klemm l25 Savoia Marchetti s66 Savoia Marchetti s71 Fokker F XVIII Pander EG 100 Biplane Orta-Saint Hubert Monoplane