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1930s-1990s Multi-Sport and Non-Sports Overseas Issue Complete Sets Lot (80 Different)

Item Number 39733

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This fascinating lot consists of more than 2,500 cards comprising 80 different complete sets. The cards were issued as promotional items to accompany cigarettes, tea, periodicals and foods, and a few were produced as special "collector issues." Many of the sets are wrapped, just as they left the factory and, with a small number of exceptions, overall condition is presumably EX to NM or finer throughout (a few top or bottom cards, in particular, may exhibit wear). The list of sets includes:

 

Aircraft (4) - 1962 Lyons Tea Wings Across the World/Desc. Back (24); 1964 Rossi's World's Fastest Aircraft (25); 1969 Liebig Planes (6); 1977 Player/Doncella Golden Age of Flying (24).

 

Animals/Birds/Flowers (12) - 1934 Wills Animalloys (48); 1937 Phillips Flower Studies (30); 1939 Wills Garden Flowers/Sudell (50); 1959 Sweetule Birds & Their Eggs/Black (25); 1959 Sweetule Animals of the Countryside (25); 1960 Sweetule A Nature Series (25); 1962 Brooke Bond African Wild Life (50); 1964 Rington's Fruits of Trees and Shrubs (25); 1966 Brooke Bond Trees in Britain (50); 1972 Trucards Flowers (30); 1976 Brooke Bond Wonders of Wildlife (50); 1985 Kellogg Prehistoric Monsters and the Present (8).

 

Automotive (11) - 1951 Maxilan Motor Cars (25); 1954 Kane Products Modern Racing Cars (50); 1954 Morning Foods Modern Cars (50); 1955 Miranda 100 Years of Motoring (50); 1962 Weston Biscuit/Aust. Veteran & Vintage Cars/Ser. 2 (24); 1965 Amaran Tea Veteran Racing Cars (25); 1966 Mobil Vintage Cars (24); 1966 Petpro Grand Prix Racing Cars (35); 1968 Brooke Bond History of the Motor Car (50); 1970 Shell/NZ Cars of the World (60); 1981 Player/Grandee Famous M.G. Marques (28).

 

Comic (8) - 1963 Primrose Popeye/Ser. 4 (50); 1964 Primrose Bugs Bunny (50); 1964 Primrose Quick Draw McGraw (50); 1960s Anon. Disney Characters Game Cards (21); 1970 Barratt Tom & Jerry (50); 1977 Bassett/Barratt Disney Health & Safety (50); 1986 Bassett/Barratt Hologrems/Red Back (24); 1988 Sanitarium Your Journey Through Disneyland (20).

 

Military (5) - 1954 Morning Foods British Uniforms (25); 1960 Wiko (German) Soldiers of the World (50); 1962 Nort. Co-Op Tea Weapons of World War II (25); 1976 Carreras/Black Cat Military Uniforms (50); 1980 Player/Doncella Napoleonic Uniforms (24).

 

Railroad (2) - 1976 Player/Doncella Golden Age of Steam (24); 1990s Coach House Studios Railway Locomotives/Modern Collector Issue (50).

 

Ships (5) - 1952 Amalgamated Famous British Ships/1st (25); 1954 British Automatic Co. Warships of the World (24); 1957 Morning Foods The Cunard Line/Blue (12); 1961 Ching Cig. Ships and Their Workings (25); 1970 Golden Grain Tea Passenger Liners (25).

 

Sports (17) - 1956 Radio Fun "British Sports Stars" (20); 1957 Sweetule Products "Famous Sports Records" (25), featuring #21 Joe Louis; 1959 Top Flight Cigarettes "Top Flight Stars" (25), featuring #'s 11 Sugar Ray Robinson and 15 Ben Hogan; 1960 Comet Sweets "Olympic Achievements/Series 2" (25); 1962 Cadet Sweets "Record Holders of the World/1st Series" (25); 1972 TruCards "Sport" (30); 1974 Geo. Bassett & Co. "World Cup Stars" (50); 1978 T. Wall & Sons "Skateboard Surfer" (20); 1979 Brooke Bond Tea "Olympic Greats" (40); 1980 Geo. Bassett & Co. "Athletes of the World" (50); 1987 Brindley "Golfers" (20); 1989 Birchgrey Ltd. "Panasonic European Open"/Golf (25); 1989 Channel 4/Cheerleader "All-Time Great Quarterbacks/NFL" (20); 1990 Imperial Publishing "American Golfers" (20); 1990 Imperial Publishing "Imperial Collection - American Golfers" (20); 1991 Ideal Albums "Boxing Greats/First Series" (25); 1991 Victoria Gallery "Boxing Champions/Series 1" (20), featuring #'s 13 Muhammad Ali and 20 Mike Tyson.

 

Wild West (6) - 1950s CWS Tobacco Western Stars (24); 1958 Express Weekly The Wild West/O'Print (25); 1959 Weetabix The Western Story (25); 1961 Barratt The Wild West (24); 1972 Burtons The West (25); 1972 Burtons Wild West Action (25).

 

Assorted Subjects (10) - 1938 Typhoo Tea Interesting Events in British History (25); 1948 British Automatic Co. History of Transport (24); 1961 Twinings Rare Stamps/2nd/Red O'Print (30); 1966 Bassett Nursery Rhymes (25); 1966 Brooke Bond Transport Through the Ages (50); 1966 Prescott Speed Kings (36); 1981 Wills/Embassy World of Speed (36); 1982 Brooke Bond Queen Eliz. I - Queen Eliz. II (50); 1982 Wills/Embassy World of Firearms (36); 1992 Polar Cards Classic Cards/Collector Issue (25).



 
 
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