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Ephemera

Player's Navy Cut cigarettes : "medium" / John Player & Sons.

John Player & Sons.
Date
[between 1930 and 1939?]


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Description

Cardboard sleeve from a packet of 20 cigarettes (the tray is EPH566:20). The front shows the familiar trademark portrait of the Player's blond, bearded sailor, the word Hero on his capband, inside a white lifebelt with two ships behind him. The background shows the sea, a fiery sunset and a lighthouse. The back is type on decorative banners and a trademark vignette of Nottingham Castle.

Publication/Creation

Nottingham : John Player, [between 1930 and 1939?]

Physical description

1 packet : color illustrations ; 8 x 9 cm

Notes

"This label is issued by the Imperial Tobacco Company (of Great Britain and Ireland) Limited." : statement on the side panel.

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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