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Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Players Roll Call

Players Roll Call
Advertising counter card

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: No. 3 cigarettes, 1924=25

No. 3 cigarettes, 1924=25
Players No. 3 cigarettes rectangular, metal counter card, depicting a single, lit cigarette with a plume of smoke. The text on the card reads " There is // Quality // in every // PLAYERs // No

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes, 1923=24

Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes, 1923=24
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes and Tobacco rectangular counter card featuring an aerial photograph of the Players factory in Radford

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes, 1927

Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes, 1927
Players Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes rectangular, convex counter card depicting a cricket ground. In the foreground is a three-quarter length picture of a cricketer walking away from the field as

Background imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Weights Cigarettes, 1921

Weights Cigarettes, 1921
Players Weights pull-forward counter card in a roughly triangular or pyramid shape composed of Weights cigarette packets. Part of the right hand side is missing

Background imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: People love Player s: In the Glade, 1961

People love Player s: In the Glade, 1961
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes counter-card featuring a colour photographic image of a gentleman and woman in a wooded landscape looking up to the top right of frame

Background imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: No. 3 cigarettes, 1926

No. 3 cigarettes, 1926
Players No. 3 rectangular counter card. The background is brown with a paler brown border. It depicts a single cigarette. The text reads " THE EXTRA QUALITY // VIRGINIA // PLAIN OR // TIPPED

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: No. 3 cigarettes, 1927

No. 3 cigarettes, 1927
Players No. 3 counter card in the shape of a banner with scrolled ends. The text reads " PLAYERs // No. 3 VIRGINIA"

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: No. 3 cigarettes, 1922

No. 3 cigarettes, 1922
Players 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

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Drumhead Cigarettes, 1925=27

Drumhead Cigarettes, 1925=27
Players Drumhead Cigarettes roughly rectangular counter card. The background is dark blue with a pale blue border. To the left is an open pack of 10 Drumhead cigarettes which protrudes above

Background imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes, 1916=26

Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes, 1916=26
Players Navy Cut Tobacco and Cigarettes counter card depicting five sailors in eighteenth-century dress relaxing around a table. One has a parrot on his shoulder and a dog at his feet

Background imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Players Please, 1927=28

Players Please, 1927=28
Players Please cigarette rectangular counter card with the head and shoulders of a sultry young woman wearing a green sleeveless and backless dress. She is smoking a cigarette

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1927

Navy Cut Medium Cigarettes, 1927
Players Navy Cut Medium cigarettes pull-out counter card depicting a caricature of a rugby player next to a pack of Medium cigarettes. The text reads " W.W

Background imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Bachelors Tipped: They re good - very good!, 1945=1970

Bachelors Tipped: They re good - very good!, 1945=1970
Players Bachelor Tipped Cigarettes metal counter-card featuring text against a blue and neon orange background. Text reads

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Bachelors are different, 1920=1939

Bachelors are different, 1920=1939
Players Bachelor Cigarettes Cork Tips rectangular counter-card featuring a central image of a woman sitting on a stool with a cigarette in one hand and an open packet of Bachelor in the other

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Players Weights Cigarettes: Flowered border, 1901=1939

Players Weights Cigarettes: Flowered border, 1901=1939
layers Weights Cigarettes rectangular counter-card featuring an illustration of an open gift box of 100 Weights and two open packets of 5 Weights with several cigarettes lying next to them

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: A man gets real pleasure from PLAYER S, 1967

A man gets real pleasure from PLAYER S, 1967
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes small counter-card featuring a photographic image of a fair-haired man on horseback looking to the left behind him. The man wears jeans, a denim jacket and checked shirt

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: People love Player s: Paddle in Sea, 1961

People love Player s: Paddle in Sea, 1961
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes counter-card featuring a photographic image of a man and woman embracing on a beach. They are ankle deep in the sea the gentleman wears rolled up jeans

Background imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: People love Players, 1960

People love Players, 1960
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes counter-card featuring a colour photographic image of a man and a woman sat leaning against each other in a field

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Light up a richmond strike it rich, 1965

Light up a richmond strike it rich, 1965
Players Richmond Virginia Tipped Cigarettes large rectangular counter-card featuring a black and white photographic image of a mans face side on in the top corner with a cigarette in his mouth

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Players Bachelor Tipped. 1960

Players Bachelor Tipped. 1960
Players Bachelor Tipped Cigarettes counter-card featuring a black and white photographic image of a man from the chest up lighting a cigarette in his mouth

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Players Whiskey Flake, The tobacco that keeps the promise of its nose, 1960=61

Players Whiskey Flake, The tobacco that keeps the promise of its nose, 1960=61
Players Whiskey Flake Tobacco counter-card featuring a black and white photographic image of a mans face as he smokes a pipe and smiles whilst looking at a tin of tobacco he is holding

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Weights, For people who like an honest smoke, 1967

Weights, For people who like an honest smoke, 1967
Players Weights Cigarettes rectangular counter-card featuring a photographic colour image of a gentleman holding a lit cigarette to his mouth

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: A man is always happy with Players Weights: Orange, 1961

A man is always happy with Players Weights: Orange, 1961
Players Weights Cigarettes large rectangular counter-card featuring a black and white photographic image of a gentleman in houndstooth cardigan/jacket holding a lit cigarette

Background imageJohn Player's Archive 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

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Players Please: From start to finish, 1957

Players Please: From start to finish, 1957
Players Navy Cut rectangular counter-card featuring a reproduction of David Cobbs painting showing two yachts braving rough seas

Background imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Players always please: Father Christmas, 1957

Players always please: Father Christmas, 1957
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes illustrated Christmas rectangular counter-card depicting Father Christmas holding a gift box of 50 Players Medium Navy Cut Cigarettes in his right hand

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Players Please: Female jockey, 1955=1956

Players Please: Female jockey, 1955=1956
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes rectangular counter-card featuring a reproduction of Frank Oldhams painting of a female jockey receiving a light for her cigarette from a gentleman in a beige overcoat

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Navy Cut: Off Greenwich, 1952

Navy Cut: Off Greenwich, 1952
Players Navy Cut Cigarettes and Tobacco rectangular covered counter-card featuring a reproduction of " Off Greenwich" by Frank H. Mason

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: A pause for more pleasure, 1951

A pause for more pleasure, 1951
Players Navy Cut large rectangular counter-card featuring a reproduction of Van Jones painting depicting a lady in a coastal scene holding a lit cigarette with a red bicycle next to her

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Its a way they have in the Navy: HMS Archeron, 1950

Its a way they have in the Navy: HMS Archeron, 1950
Players Navy Cut rectangular counter-card featuring an illustration of a white submarine with sailors standing to attention on board entering port

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Weights for more pleasure, 1959

Weights for more pleasure, 1959
Players Weights Cigarettes large rectangular counter-card featuring a central image of an open packet of 20 Weights against a red with orange stripes background

Background imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Weights: Always a pleasure to work with! 1959

Weights: Always a pleasure to work with! 1959
Players Weights Cigarettes rectangular counter-card featuring an illustration of a gentleman sawing in a workshop being watched by another gentleman who holds a packet of Weights in one hand

Background imageJohn Player's Archive 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 imageJohn Player's Archive Collection: Weights Cigarettes, 1927

Weights Cigarettes, 1927
Players Weights counter card in the shape of a pair of grocers weighing scales. The pan on the right holds packs of Weights cigarettes, the pan on the right 5 coins, possibly sovereigns



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