Sunday 9 February 2014

Godfrey Phillips Ltd. - Sports

Godfrey Phillips Ltd.
25 (1)

Two series of cards issued 13 years apart, and two versions of the second series exist, printed on white card and grey card.

1923 - Sports - grey card
1923 - Sports - white card

1.  "Cutting figures" (Ice Skating)
2.  "So near and yet so far" (Greased Pole Walking)
3.  "Well netted!" (Lacrosse)
4.  "The Terrible Turk" (Wrestling)
5.  "Slipping the slip" (Toboganning)
6.  "Well saved" (Water Polo)
7.  "Well marked!" (Rugby)
8.  "Prospects of a good bite" (Fishing)
9.  "The knock out' (Boxing)
10.  "On the rocks" (Climbing)
11.  "Push" (Push Ball)
12.  "Last but not least" (Walking)
13.  "Heave!" (Tug Of War)
14.  "Put me amongst the girls" (Bathing)
15.  "Keep your eye on the ball" (Golf)
16.  "Back to the land!" (Hunting)
17.  "Touched the button" (Fencing)
18.  "A 'wicket' joke" (Cricket)
19.  "Love all" (Tennis)
20.  "A short circuit" (Motor Racing)
21.  "Facing the ball" (Association Football)
22.  "A big break!" (Billiards)
23.  "A free wheel" (Cycling)
24.  "Two birds with one stone" (Rabbit Shooting)
25.  "A spreadeagle field" (Cross Country Running)

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