RARE: 1934 Bronze Cigarette Cards: Famous Buildings & Monuments of Britain (9623)
No.s 1-30. In a book format - with 28/50 real metal plaques.
These unusual items were issued with the company’s ‘Summit Cigarettes’ in 1934, and consist of bronze coloured embossed plaques of buildings and monuments such as: the Albert Hall, Birmingham Town Hall, the New Library Manchester, Harlech Castle, Greenwich Observatory, Admiralty Arch, Arundel Castle, Holyrood Palace, Shakespeare’s House Stratford Upon Avon, Cardiff Castle Clock Tower, the British Museum, Cleopatra’s Needle, Broadcasting House, the Peter Pan Statue, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Nelson’s Column etc.
The title of the building or monument is given on the front and the backs are plain. Cards size 66mm x 38mm.