Legendary November 2009
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A bonafide hoard of the popular British-issued tobacco cards, featuring both American and English actors and actresses of the day. The cards are color, sepia and black/white photographic or illustrated examples, with conditions ranging mostly from EX to NM/MT, with a nice percentage falling into the prestigous NM to NM/MT grade. Movie stars include Marilyn Monroe, Bette Davis, Ava Gardner, Lana Turner, Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Spencer Tracy, Jean Harlow, Humphrey Bogart, Charlie Chaplin, Rudolph Valentino and countless others. Some of these examples retail for $50 or more! Includes:
Complete and Near Sets - 1925 Lambert and Butler "Popular Film Stars" (set of 50); 1931 Wills Cigarettes "Cinema Stars 3rd Series" (set of 50, including Walt Disney/Mickey Mouse); 1937 John Sinclair "Film Stars 2nd Series" (54 different); 1938 John Player & Sons "Film Stars 3rd Series" (set of 50); 1930s Lloyd's Cigarettes "Cinema Stars" (set of 25);1947 Carreras Turf "Film Stars" (set of 50, including Ronald Reagan - mostly VG to EX); 1955 Barbers Tea "Cinema and Television Stars" (set of 24, including Marilyn Monroe). Seven total sets.
Singles - an abundance of over 1,500 movie star cards loaded with numerous examples (with many duplicates and multiples), that very well might result in other complete, near or partial sets as well. Some of the other famous personalities include: Gene Kelly, James Cagney, Errol Flynn, Mae West, Carole Lombard, Buster Keaton, Walt Disney (and Mickey Mouse!), Will Rogers, Greer Garson, Douglas Farbanks, and on, and on and on...
1920s-1950s British Tobacco Movie Star Cards Complete Sets (7) and Singles (1,500+) plus Peerless Weight Machine Cards (350+)
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