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CIGARETTE ADVERTISING CARDS IN ALBUMS, LOT OF SIX, comprising John Player & Sons examples "The Coronation of H.M. King George VI and H.M. Queen Elizabeth, 1937", complete with 48 cards, and "The Kings and Queens of England, 1066-1935", complete with 26 cards, W.D. & H.O. Wills example "Radio Celebrities: Second Series", nearly complete with 25 cards, two examples of Wills "The Reign of King George V: Silver Jubilee 1910-1935", one of which is complete with 26 cards, the other nearly complete with 25 cards, and five clear plastic card sleeves bound together and containing a complete set of 50 Churchman's Cigarettes "Treasure Trove" series cards. Together with a National Bank of Salem, New York check dated "1 April, 1875". Seven pieces total.
Good to very good condition overall, albums with expected wear, toning, and staining, some with tears or minor losses, interiors generally very clean, cards fixed to pages, Churchman's examples very good overall, with expected minimal toning to edges, some with slightly worn edges or corners.
Provenance: From the research library of Ivor Noel Hume, O.B.E., F.S.A., Williamsburg, VA.
Catalogue Note: Ivor Noel Hume (1927-2017), O.B.E. (Order of the British Empire), F.S.A. (Fellow, Society of Antiquaries), was a distinguished scholar, author, and former director of the Department of Archaeological Research at Colonial Williamsburg.

Condition

Good to very good condition overall, albums with expected wear, toning, and staining, some with tears or minor losses, interiors generally very clean, cards fixed to pages, Churchman's examples very good overall, with expected minimal toning to edges, some with slightly worn edges or corners.

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$20.00

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CIGARETTE ADVERTISING CARDS IN ALBUMS, LOT OF SIX

Estimate $30 - $50Jun 22, 2018
2177 Green Valley Lane
Mt. Crawford, VA 22841
United States
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