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Guide to the P.W.R. Sexty Cigarette Cards of Ships and Locomotives, ca. 1930-1939
MISC 915  
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The cards are mounted in a W.D., and H.O. Will's Cigarettes (Imperial Tobacco Company of Great Britain) card album, probably dating from the early 1930s. The album is completely filled with commemorative cards representing ships and other floating objects, i.e. barges, dredges, buoys (5 pages), and locomotives of Britain, the British Commonwealth, and other countries (5 pages). Each card (1.5 x 2.0 inches) was presumably offered with a package of Will's cigarettes as a market promotion. Each card is in brilliant color and contains on the back pertinent facts relating to the object shown on the front. The collection of maritime objects ranges from working ships, passenger ships, warships, to miscellaneous craft. The locomotives shown represent the major locomotives in use in their respective countries at the time. There are 50 railway cards and 50 maritime cards.
1 v. (100 cards)
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