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Background imageShip Collection: Players Please: Sailor, 1955

Players Please: Sailor, 1955
Players Navy Cut small rectangular counter card. The background is yellow with a cream edge. In the centre is the head and shoulders of a sailor with " H Ms EXCELLENT" on his hatband

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut: HMS Vanguard, 1940=1960

Navy Cut: HMS Vanguard, 1940=1960
Players Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes rectangular counter-card featuring a reproduction of Charles Pears painting of HMS Vanguard dressed for Royal Review

Background imageShip Collection: Players Please: Female sailor, 1955

Players Please: Female sailor, 1955
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes large rectangular counter-card featuring a painting of a blonde female sailor in white shirt and navy tie with naval hat to the left behind her head

Background imageShip Collection: Scene in the Mediterranean

Scene in the Mediterranean
Artist: Carmichael, John Wilson - Title: Scene in the Mediterranean - Date: 1842 - Original Medium and Size: Oil on Canvas 113 x 154.9

Background imageShip Collection: A Mission to Seamen

A Mission to Seamen
Artist: La Thangue, Henry Herbert - Title: A Mission to Seamen - Date: 1891 - Original Medium and Size: Oil on Canvas 180.3 x 235

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut cigarettes, 1927=28

Navy Cut cigarettes, 1927=28
Players counter card in the shape of the full-length profile of a naval officer. His insignia suggest he is a commander. His left hand is in his pocket

Background imageShip Collection: One After Another, Players Please, 1956

One After Another, Players Please, 1956
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes rectangular counter-card featuring an illustration of four open packets of 20 Navy Cut Cigarettes Medium standing up domino-style

Background imageShip Collection: Navy sailor cut-out, 1954

Navy sailor cut-out, 1954
Players Navy Cut cut-out counter-card of a sailor leaning against a wooden post reading a paper. The sailor wears full navy coloured naval uniform

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Medium cigarettes, 1924

Navy Cut Medium cigarettes, 1924
Players Navy Cut Medium cigarettes in three, tiered sections. The back section is the tallest and comprises packs of cigarettes

Background imageShip Collection: The Wreckers

The Wreckers
Artist: Morland, George - Title: The Wreckers - Date: c.1790 - Original Medium and Size: Oil on Canvas 50.8 x 68.6

Background imageShip Collection: HMS Swiftsure

HMS Swiftsure
Artist: Sailmaker, Isaac - Title: HMS Swiftsure - Date: 1675-1680 - Original Medium and Size: Oil on Canvas 95.3 x 139.1

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Mixture tobacco, 1920

Navy Mixture tobacco, 1920
Players Navy Mixture tobacco counter card in the form of a stylised tower or possibly a lighthouse with packs of tobacco at the base (like rocks?)

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Mixture tobacco, 1925

Navy Mixture tobacco, 1925
Players Navy Mixture tobacco rectangular 3-D counter card. On the back panel are two galleons in full sail flying English flags

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Medium Tobacco and Cigarettes, 1928

Navy Cut Medium Tobacco and Cigarettes, 1928
Players Navy Cut Medium Tobacco and Cigarettes rectangular counter card. Top centre is the head and shoulders of a sailor. His hat ribbon reads " H.M.S. INVINCIBLE"

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut mixed brands, 1924=25

Navy Cut mixed brands, 1924=25
Players Navy Cut tobacco fold-out counter card. The top of the card resembles a hoop which surrounds half-length figures of three navel officers

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1922

Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1922
Players Navy Cut Medium cigarettes rectangular counter card with a dome to the top centre. The background of the card is black with a gold border decorated with a green and red foliate design

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Gold Leaf Cigarettes, 1920=21

Navy Cut Gold Leaf Cigarettes, 1920=21
Players Gold Leaf Navy Cut cigarettes rectangular counter card. A packet of Gold Leaf cigarettes is pictured inside a blue oval frame against a gold on blue foliate background

Background imageShip Collection: The Sailor, 1950

The Sailor, 1950
Players Navy Cut rectangular covered counter-card featuring a reproduction of a painting of the Navy Cut sailor with " HMS EXCELLENT" written on his cap

Background imageShip Collection: Players means Quality, 1960

Players means Quality, 1960
Players Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes counter-card featuring a colour illustration of a man from the chest up smoking a pipe

Background imageShip Collection: Mild and full of flavour, 1957=1958

Mild and full of flavour, 1957=1958
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes Mild large rectangular counter-card featuring a central image of a packet of 20 Mild cigarettes and a lit cigarette underneath

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Medium Cork Tip Cigarettes, 1931

Navy Cut Medium Cork Tip Cigarettes, 1931
Players Navy Cut Medium cork tipped cigarettes padded rectangular counter card with a glossy finish. The background is cream with a green border

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1930

Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1930
Players Navy Cut Medium cigarettes rectangular counter card. The background is dark blue with a pale blue border. Centre top is an open pack of 10 Medium cigarettes with two protruding

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Medium Cork Tip Cigarettes, 1930

Navy Cut Medium Cork Tip Cigarettes, 1930
Players Navy Cut Medium cork tipped cigarettes rectangular counter card depicting a young woman smoking a cigarette. Above her head the smoke has formed a ring giving the appearance of her having a

Background imageShip Collection: Secene on the Coast of Normandy, France (The Old Castle of Dieppe on the Coast (... ))

Secene on the Coast of Normandy, France (The Old Castle of Dieppe on the Coast (... ))
Artist: Bonington, Richard Parkes (imitator of) - Title: Secene on the Coast of Normandy, France (The Old Castle of Dieppe on the Coast (...)) - Date: 1825 - Original Medium and Size

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes, 1924=26

Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes, 1924=26
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes and Tobacco rectangular counter card. In the centre is the head and shoulders of a sailor in oilskins, smoking a pipe. The picture is signed " T Insall"

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut White Label cigarettes, 1926

Navy Cut White Label cigarettes, 1926
Players Navy Cut White Label Cigarettes rectangular counter card. The background is grey with three panels of a darker grey over the top

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut White Label cigarettes, 1925

Navy Cut White Label cigarettes, 1925
Players Navy Cut White Label Cigarettes rectangular counter card. The background is grey with a white border. At the centre, top

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut White Label cigarettes, 1924=25

Navy Cut White Label cigarettes, 1924=25
Players Navy Cut White Label Cigarettes rectangular counter card depicting a man in a homburg hat, smoking a cigarette, reading a newspaper

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut cigarettes, 1927

Navy Cut cigarettes, 1927
Players counter card in the shape of a banner with scrolled ends. The lettering and decoration appear to be hand painted. The text reads " PLAYERs // NAVY CUT CIGARETTES"

Background imageShip Collection: Players, 1923

Players, 1923
Players counter card in the shape of a banner with scrolled ends. At either end is the sailor in a life-buoy trade mark. The text reads " PLAYER S"

Background imageShip Collection: Players Please, 1928

Players Please, 1928
Players Please rectangular counter card. The background is dark blue with a gold edging. In the bottom right hand corner is the sailor in a life-buoy trade mark

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut De Luxe, 1921

Navy Cut De Luxe, 1921
Players Navy Cut De Luxe tobacco counter card. In the top, oval section is a dockside scene with two naval officers in eighteenth century uniform outside a building which is probably an inn under

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut mixed brands, 1921-22

Navy Cut mixed brands, 1921-22
Players mixed tobacco brands counter card the top of which resembles an oriental-style pointed dome and scrolls. The background is maroon with a gold edge

Background imageShip Collection: Mixed tobacco brands, 1928

Mixed tobacco brands, 1928
Players mixed tobacco brands rectangular counter card. The background is cream with a blue border and there are illustrations of Country Life Medium, Country Life White Label

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut mixed brands, 1925=26

Navy Cut mixed brands, 1925=26
Players Navy Cut mixed brands rectangular counter card. The background is cream with a maroon and gold border. In the centre are three blue ovals with gold borders

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut tobacco, 1924=25

Navy Cut tobacco, 1924=25
Players Navy Cut tobacco pull-out card. The top section features the head of a grey-haired man. He is wearing a wing collar and bow tie and smoking a pipe

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Mixture tobacco, 1922

Navy Mixture tobacco, 1922
Players Navy Mixture tobacco fold-out counter card in three sections in the form of a picture frame or dressing mirror. The general background is printed to resemble wood grain

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Mixture tobacco, 1917=1921

Navy Mixture tobacco, 1917=1921
Players Navy Mixture tobacco pull-forward counter card. The rear section shows a table or counter with packs of Navy Mixture tobacco on and below it

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1928

Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1928
Players Navy Cut Medium cigarettes counter card in the shape of a capstan. The background is blue, with a gold edging. In the centre is a yellow panel and the picture of a sailor

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1927=28

Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1927=28
Players Navy Cut Medium cigarettes rectangular counter card. The background is dark blue. Inset into the card is a pack of Navy Cut Medium cigarettes

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1926

Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1926
Players Navy Cut Medium cigarettes rectangular, metal counter card depicting a rugby player scoring a touch-down with a pack of Navy Cut cigarettes instead of a ball

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1923

Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1923
Players Navy Cut Medium cigarettes rectangular counter card with decorative top edge. In the centre in a shield-shaped frame

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1920=24

Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1920=24
Players Navy Cut Medium cigarettes rectangular counter card. The background to the card is a blue pin-stripe with a gold edge

Background imageShip Collection: Navy Cut Medium Fives Cigarettes, 1927=28

Navy Cut Medium Fives Cigarettes, 1927=28
Players Navy Cut Medium Fives cigarettes rectangular counter card. In the left hand corner is a pack of Navy Cut cigarettes. The text reads " Players // Fives // Please // 5 for 3d"

Background imageShip Collection: Players Navy Cut: Blue design, 1900=1950

Players Navy Cut: Blue design, 1900=1950
Players Navy Cut counter-card in blue, featuring text and the lifebuoy trademark in the bottom left corner. Text reads: " Players // Navy // Cut // In Packets only." There is a floral

Background imageShip Collection: Players Please: Aircraft carrier, 1946

Players Please: Aircraft carrier, 1946
Players Please rectangular counter-card featuring a reproduction of William McDowells painting of an aircraft carrier cutting through the waves with RAF aircraft support

Background imageShip Collection: Whatever the pleasure, Players complete it, 1959

Whatever the pleasure, Players complete it, 1959
Players Navy Cut large rectangular counter-card featuring a reproduction of a painting of a gentleman in navy jumper and brown flat cap holding a pipe next to a blonde haired woman in yellow jumper

Background imageShip Collection: Players means quality, 1959=1960

Players means quality, 1959=1960
Players Navy Cut rectangular counter-card featuring an illustration of a grey and white haird gentleman on a boat smoking a pipe looking to top left corner



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