Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Anglo-American Chewing Gum - ANG-140/ANE-14-1/2 Famous Soccer Clubs ~ Series 1/2


1960

ANG-140/ANE-14-1 Famous Soccer Clubs ~ Series 1 ~ Nos 1-72
ANG-140/ANE-14-2 Famous Soccer Clubs ~ Series 2 ~ Nos 73-130
Anglo-American Chewing Gum
72 each

Produced on wax paper, they usually come with folds as they were wrapped around oblong pieces of gum. If you find any  uncreased they probably come from proof versions. The company produced albums too, in return for collecting and redeeming the wax wrappers. All the designs were pre-printed in the album. Some of these have been cut up and sold as double-sided paper items.

There were two series and two albums, but only a total of 112 wrappers were ever issued. Nos. 113 to 130 were never issued.
The second album also included the International Football Teams wrappers which I'll checklist next.
UPDATE (16-06-2019 12:34):  MrMikie has provided information on variations of the Chester wrapper and examples can be seen here - Anglo-American Chewing Gum - (ANG-140/ANE-14-1/2) Famous Soccer Clubs - Series 1/2 (03).

ANG-140/ANE-14-1 Famous Soccer Clubs - Series 1 - Nos 1-72


1.  Introduction to series

2.  Regulations on club colours.
3.  Gillingham
4.  Crystal Palace
5.  Plymouth Argyle
6.  West Ham United
7.  Leeds United
8.  Queen’s Park Rangers
9.  Arsenal
10.  Leicester City
11.  Birmingham City
12.  Tottenham Hotspur
13.  Bolton Wanderers
14.  Nottingham Forest
15.  Everton
16.  Sheffield Wednesday
17.  Preston North End
18.  West Bromwich Albion
19.  Liverpool
20.  Bristol City
21.  Stoke City
22.  Brentford
23.  Charlton Athletic
24.  Derby County
25.  Blackburn Rovers
26.  Rotherham United
27.  Lincoln City
28.  Bury
29.  Middlesbrough
30.  Hibernian
31.  Sheffield United
32.  Stockport County
33.  Aldershot
34.  Kilmarnock
35.  Queen’s Park
36.  Darlington
37.  Arbroath
38.  Aberdeen
39.  Watford
40.  Sunderland
41.  Huddersfield Town
42.  Barnsley
43.  Walsall
44.  Bournemouth And Boscombe Athletic
45.  Newcastle
46.  Falkirk
47.  Bristol Rovers
48.  Forfar Athletic
49.  St. Mirren
50.  Manchester United
51.  Dundee
52.  Manchester City
53.  Chelsea
54.  Fulham
55.  Cardiff City
56.  Doncaster Rovers
57.  Portsmouth
58.  Halifax Town
59.  Motherwell
60.  Shrewsbury Town
61.  Southampton
62.  Exeter City
63.  St. Johnstone
64.  Millwall
65.  Luton Town
66.  Dundee United
67.  Ipswich Town
68.  Torquay United
69.  Norwich City
70.  Newport County
71.  Carlisle United
72.  Wrexham

ANG-140 / ANE-14-2 Famous Soccer Clubs - Series 2 - Nos 73-130


73.  Hamilton Academicals

74.  Clyde
75.  Wolverhampton Wanderers
76.  Stenhousemuir
77.  Alloa
78.  Aston Villa
79.  Crewe Alexandra
80.  Morton
81.  Coventry City
82.  Mansfield Town
83.  Raith Rovers
84.  Chesterfield
85.  York City
86.  Southport
87.  Airdrieonians
88.  Accrington Stanley
89.  Chester
90.  Burnley
91.  Dunfermline
92.  Tranmere Rovers
93.  Blackpool
94.  Montrose
95.  Southend United
96.  Rangers
97.  Bradford Park Avenue
98.  Leyton Orient
99.  Hartlepools United
100.  East Fife
101.  Swansea Town
102.  Oldham Athletic
103.  Grimsby Town
104.  Notts County
105.  Brighton And Hove Albion
106.  Barrow
107.  Reading
108.  Partick Thistle
109.  Workington
110.  Port Vale 
111.  Swindon Town
112.  Third Lanark

not issued


113.  Hull City

114.  Dumbarton
115.  Berwick Rangers
116.  Bradford City
117.  Scunthorpe United
118.  Stranraer
119.  Colchester United
120.  Rochdale
121.  Heart Of Midlothian
122.  Queen Of The South
123.  Albion Rovers
124.  Northampton Town
125.  Celtic
126.  Ayr United
127.  Stirling Albion
128.  Peterborough United
129.  Cowdenbeath
130.  Brechin City


5 comments:

  1. For info - Variety - You can get #89 Chester with 1) Blue & White striped shirt.
    2) All blue shirt.

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    1. Hi MrMikie,

      I was unaware of this variation. I've got scans of both and will show them on my blog later today. Thanks for your help.

      Alan

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  2. They all appear to be marked Series of 72 for some reason

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    1. I suppose they are correct, each was a Series of 72. At least kids would have known when the first series came out there were 72 to collect, and the same when the second series was issued.

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