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Images Dated 21st December 2011

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Roll Call tobacco and cigarettes, 1922 Featured 21 Dec 2011 Print

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."

© Produced by the kind permission of Imperial Tobacco Limited, England

No. 3 cigarettes, 1922 Featured 21 Dec 2011 Print

No. 3 cigarettes, 1922

Player's No. 3 cigarettes counter card. The top section is in the shape of an oval picture or mirror frame. It shows a man in eighteenth-century costume with a queue wig seated in front of a writing desk or bureau. He is smoking a cigarette and there is an open box of cigarettes on top of the bureau. Below are packets and boxes of No. 3 cigarettes and some loose cigarettes. There is a panel which reads "PLAYER'S // NO. 3 // Virginia Cigarettes. // SOLD BY WEIGHT // & IN CARTONS OR 10&20. // JOHN PLAYER & SONS NOTTINGHAM". On the reverse is a hanging loop and a support to allow the card to stand upright. There is a hand-written note which dates the card to 1922-2. There is a label which reads "MARDONS // MANUFACTURERS OF // WINDOW NOVELITES // EMBOSSED SHOWCARDS &c &c // VARNISHERS // GELATINERS & FRAME MAKERS // BRISTOL & LONDON" on which has been written in black ink "25/11/22"

© Produced by the kind permission of Imperial Tobacco Limited, England

Airman Tobacco, 1929 Featured 21 Dec 2011 Print

Airman Tobacco, 1929

Player's Airman Tobaccos pull-forward counter card. The top section is shaped like a cloud and is painted with a blue sky and white clouds. In the centre is a small sky-writing aeroplane which has just written "Player's Please". Centre top is a pack of Airman Mixture tobacco and to the right, where the back meets the base, is a pack of Airman Navy Cut which pops forward when the card is opened. On the left hand side is the connection where another pack of tobacco should be, which has been lost. The text on the base reads "PLAYER'S // AIRMAN // TOBACCOS // 9 1/2D // PER OZ.". On the reverse is a hand-written note in faded red ink "OK // 12.4.29 // GG". There is a support to allow the card to pull forward and stand upright. There is a label which reads "MARDONS // WINDOW NOVELTIES // EMBOSSED SHOWCARDS / &C, &C // VARNISHERS // GELATINERS & FRAME MAKERS // BRISTOL & LONDON."

© Produced by the kind permission of Imperial Tobacco Limited, England