Title of Cards - In The Public Eye (Famous People Including Sir Winston Churchill) Date Of Issue - 1935 Issued by - Godfrey Phillips Ltd Cigarettes. Artwork by - Unknown Number of cards - 54 (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 - 35 GB pounds Remarks - A scarce set which is well illustrated.
A very desirable original complete set of cigarette cards portraying famous celebrities of the 1930s era including sportsmen, golfers, boxers, Horseracing, Tennis and Cricket players as well as personalities such as Winston Churchill, and Amy Johnson The reverse of each card is printed with a full description of the celebrity depicted. It is a most interesting and informative set of cards with strong vivid colours. Considering they are now 80 years old they are in superb condition.
Full list of celebrities printed below.
If you are a student of social history, the 1930s 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.
1 Lord Derby, Horseracing 2 Jack Hylton 3 Henry Cotton, Golf 4 George Cook, Boxing 5 Lawson Little, Golf 6 Jim Braddock, Boxing 7 The Aga Khan, Horseracing 8 R.E.S. Wyatt, Cricket 9 Rt. Hon. J. Ramsay Macdonald 10 Joyce Wethered, Golf 11 Lord Trenchard 12 Fred.J. Perry, Tennis 13 Jack Petersen, Boxing 14 J.H. Crawford, Tennis 15 H.W. Bunny Austin, Tennis 16 H. Verity, Cricket 17 Lord Lonsdale 18 H. Sutcliffe, Cricket 19 Sir Seymour Hicks 20 Dorothy Round, Tennis 21 Henry Hall 22 Freddie Fox, Horseracing 23 Jack Hobbs, Cricket 24 Jack Hulbert 25 Max Baer, Boxing 26 Harry Hibbs, Soccer 27 D.R. Jardine, Cricket 28 H. Larwood, Cricket 29 William Voce, Cricket 30 George Robey 31 Rt. Hon. Stanley Baldwin 32 Helen Wills Moody, Tennis 33 Air-Commodore Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith 34 L.E.G. Ames, Cricket 35 Gordon Richards, Horseracing 36 Gracie Fields 37 Wanda Morgan, Golf 38 Major L. Hore-Belisha 39 Rt. Hon. George Lansbury 40 W.R. Hammond, Cricket 41 Steve Donoghue, Horseracing 42 Alex James, Soccer 43 Amy Johnson, Aviation 44 45 Anthony Eden 46 Maurice S. Nichols, Cricket 47 George Allison, Soccer 48 Hugh Gallacher, Soccer 49 Rt. Hon. David Lloyd George 50 Len Harvey, Boxing 51 Alf Perry, Golf 52 Ronald Starling Soccer 53 Rt. Hon. Winston Churchill 54 Rt. Hon. J.H. Thomas