Wills Cigarette Cards from Old Sundials Series Circa 1928

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Cigarette Cards from the “Old Sundials” series, c1928 by WD & HO Wills, appropriately framed

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Dimensions:

W-37 H-46 (cm)

Item Reference:

58033-864-2Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 58033-864-2
Item No. 58033 - Dealer No. 864 - Building No. 2

Description

Cigarette Cards (x 12) from the “Old Sundials” series, c1928 by WD & HO Wills, appropriately framed.
The "Old Sundials” Series, c1928, was a series of twenty five cards depicting sundials situated on notable architecture and follies.
Each of the cards measures 63mm x 83mm, which is larger than many cigarette cards making them particularly attractive and collectable.
The numbers of cards and locations included on these particular cards are (from left to right, top to bottom):
7. "Glamis Castle", Forfarshire, Scotland
14. "Wilton Bridge", Ross on Wye, Herefordshire
9. "Moccas Court", Herefordshire
6. "Holyrood Palace", Scotland
17. "Wimborne Minster", Dorset
5. "Heslington Hall", Nr York
4. "Newbattle", Scotland
2. "Charterhouse", London
3. "Corpus Christi College", Oxford
21. "Denton", Nr Canterbury, Kent
19. "Stoke Albany" church, Northants
18. "Duncombe Park", Yorkshire
WD & HO Wills was a British tobacco importer and manufacturer formed in Bristol, England. It was the first UK company to mass-produce cigarettes. It was one of the founding companies of Imperial Tobacco.
In 1887, Wills were one of the first UK tobacco companies to include advertising cards in their packs of cigarettes
Measurements (including frame): 37 cm x 46 cm

Specifications

Item Reference
58033-864-2
Dimensions
Height: 46 cm
Width: 37 cm
Era
Vintage & Industrial
Period
1920s, C20th
Country of Origin
England
Condition
Reasonably good condition for age, with clear un-faded colours and in appropriate frame

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