Saturday, 25 January 2014

Ogden's Cigarettes - Guinea Gold (Md)


1896-97

Guinea Gold (Md)
Ogden's Cigarettes
150 (47 footballers)

The list has been updated, showing the two different types of captions used on the cards.
UPDATE (09-03-2021 11:41):  The date of issue has been amended from 1899 to 1896/97. Paul Bowditch has provided a number of points to support this:
• James Gillespie (Sunderland) - Left Sunderland 1897
• Donald Gow (Sunderland) - Left Sunderland 1897
• Jimmy Hannah -(Sunderland) -  Left Sunderland 1897
• W. Purviss - Small Heath - Left Small Heath (Birmingham) in 1897
• The Queen Victoria card stating she is in her 60th year of her reign
• Leveson-Gower (Oxford) - Ceased playing Cricket in 1896
• Mordaunt (Oxford) - Ceased playing Cricket in 1896

Guinea Gold (Md) - Vignettes - Caption narrow spaced
39 cards

D. Allsopp (Notts Forest)
J. Banks (West Bromwich Albion)
A. Brady (Sheffield Wednesday)
H. Brandon (Sheffield Wednesday)
A. Brash (Sheffield Wednesday)
J. Campbell (Sunderland)
Cathersmith (Aston Villa)  (sic)  -  C. Athersmith (Aston Villa)
R. Chatt (Aston Villa)
F.H. Crawshaw (Sheffield Wednesday)
H. Davis (Sheffield Wednesday)
J. Devey (Aston Villa)
J.E. Doig (Sunderland)
W. Dunlop (Sunderland)
M.E. Earp (Sheffield Wednesday)
Evans (Aston Villa)
M. Ferguson (Sunderland)
W. Foulkes (Sheffield United)
J. Gillespie (Sunderland)
A. J. Gould, Capt. D.R.Gow (Sunderland)
D.R.Gow (Sunderland)
A. Hamilton (Sunderland)
J. Hannah (Sunderland)
J. Hernie (Sunderland)
T. Hislop (Stoke)
J. Hutchinson (West Bromwich Albion)
J. Jamieson (Sheffield Wednesday)
C. McGahey (Corinthians)
R. McNeill (Sunderland)
A. Montgomery (Bury)
W. Place Jun. (Bury)
W. Purviss (Small Heath)
H. Reay (Everton)
A. Scott (Notts. Forest)
J. Sharp (Preston North End)
G.O. Smith (Corinthlans)
S. Smith (Aston Villa)
F. Spikesley (Sheffield Wednesday)
W. Williams (West Bromwich Albion)
F. G. Wyllie (Bury)

Guinea Gold (Md) - Caption widely spaced
8 cards
16 cards are listed in Half Time, but eight of them are rugby players as with the example shown below.

Barker (Corinthians)
W. J. Bassett (West Bromwich Albion)
H. Boyd (Woolwich Arsenal)
Cayhill (Woolwich Arsenal)
R. C. Gosling (Corinthians)
Jenkyns (Millwall Athletic)
J.L. Moon (Corinthians)
W.B. Stoddart (Liverpool) - English rugby international (Liverpool St Helens RFC)
W.A. Storer (Millwall Athletic)

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