Roll Call tobacco and cigarettes, 1922
Player's Roll Call cigarettes and tobacco, pull-out counter card roughly in the shape of a pyramid. The central section depicts a soldier in eighteenth century uniform with a cockade on his hat, smoking a short stemmed clay pipe. Above this picture is a rectangular banner which reads "PLAYER'S // "ROLL CALL" ". The back section stands higher than the banner and shows packs of Roll Call tobacco and cigarettes. The front section, when extended, forms two half-sections of a frame for the picture. On the left hand side is the text "Tobacco // 91/D // per oz." and on the right hand side is the text "Cigarettes // 2D // per packet of // 5". Along the bottom are packs of tobacco and cigarettes. On the reverse is a mechanism to support the extended card and a label which reads "MARDONS // WINDOW NOVELTIES // EMBOSSED SHOWCARDS / &C, &C // VARNISHERS // GELATINERS & FRAME MAKERS // BRISTOL & LONDON.".
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