Lot 345 of 471:
3 Jovial Golfers golf cigarette cards from 1934  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
"3 Jovial Golfers in search for the perfect course" - golf cigarette card set

Author:
Darwin, Bernard, text

Place:
Ipswich, England

Publisher:
W.A. & A.C. Churchman / The Imperial Tobacco Co.

Date:
[1934]

Description:

Complete set. Card numbers 1 to 36. Fronts printed with 36 different colored golf course illustrations, the reverse with text descriptions by Bernard Darwin. Each 6.8x3.5 cm. (2¾x1½").

Descriptions and course illustrations for various European locations, including: St. Andrews, Carnoustie, Gleneagles, Moortown, Liphook, Walton Heath, Sunningdale, Hoylake, Royal Lytham and St. Annes, Prestwick, Prince’s Sandwich, Muirfield, Aberdovey, Portmarnock, Westward Ho!, etc. Darwin quotes the three “jovial golfers”: Mr. Tiger, Mr. Everyman, and Mr. Rabbit throughout the series. Scarce.


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Condition:
Light wear; near fine.


 
Item number:
292255a
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