No. 3 cigarettes, 1921=22
Player's No. 3 cigarettes rectangular, convex counter card with a glossy finish. To the top and sides is a classical swags and tails motif. At the centre top is a small plaque depicting a man in a top hat, with a large loosely tied bow tie, smoking a cigarette. The text reads "PLAYER'S // NO. 3 // Virginia // Cigarettes // John Player & Sons // Nottingham". On the reverse is a support to allow the card to stand upright and a hanging loop. There is a label which reads "MARDONS // WINDOW NOVELTIES // EMBOSSED SHOWCARDS / &C, &C // VARNISHERS // GELATINERS & FRAME MAKERS // BRISTOL & LONDON.". There is a hand-written note which dates the card to "1921"
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