Saturday, 28 December 2013

Cohen, Weenen & Co. ~ Sweet Crop Cigarettes - Celebrities ~ Cricketers, Footballers & Jockeys


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Celebrities ~ Cricketers, Footballers & Jockeys
Cohen, Weenen & Co. ~ Sweet Crop Cigarettes
22 (7 footballers)

There are over 250 cards in the complete set, but the sporting personalities are usually listed as a sub-set. These cards can be found in two versions, as detailed below. All the cards are very rare. There are really only six footballers in the collection, C.B. Fry is included even though he appears as a cricketer. He was a famous all-rounder who also player football for Southampton.


Cricketers, Footballers & Jockeys (caption in Brown)

Cricketers, Footballers & Jockeys (caption in Grey-black)

C.B. Fry (as cricketer) (Southampton)
W.C. Athersmith (Aston Villa)
H. Boyd (Woolwich Arsenal)
J. Cowan (Aston Villa)
G.O. Smith (Corinthians)
F. Wheldon (Aston Villa)
W. Williams (West Bromwich Albion)


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