Sunday 9 April 2017

A&BC - (AAB-310/ABF-10-8) Footballers - 1st/2nd Series - 1958/59

(AAB-310-1a/ABF-10-8) Footballers - 1st/2nd Series
92 cards

Cards with the Planet token at the top can also be found with the token cut off but these are considered not worth collecting.

(AAB-310-1a/ABF-10-8) Footballers - 1st Series (with Planet Ltd) - Black/Red back - 94x64mm   -  illustration 1
(AAB-310-1ba/ABF-10-8) Footballers - 1st Series (without Planet Ltd) - Blue/Red back - 89x64mm - pic 83x58mm   -  illustration 2
(AAB-310-1bb/ABF-10-8) Footballers - 1st Series (without Planet Ltd) - Blue/Red back - 89x64mm - pic 79x55mm   -  illustration 3
46 cards

1.  Eddie Baily (Notts Forest)
2.  James Guy Barret (Notts Forest)
3.  Robert Charlton (Manchester United)
4.  John Knight Mudie (Blackpool)
5.  Brian Clough (Middlesbrough)
6.  Stewart Grenville Williams (W.B.A.)
7.  Robert William Robson (W.B.A.)
8.  Richard Matheson Keith (Newcastle)
9.  Raymond John Barlow (W.B.A.)
10.  Colin MacDonald (Burnley)
11.  Edwin George Ditchburn (Spurs)
12.  Ronald Leslie Baynham (Luton)
13.  Alan Jack Arnell (Liverpool)
14.  Alan A'Court (Liverpool)
15.  John Frederick Bond (West Ham)
16.  John Hewie (Charlton A.)
17.  William Cunningham (Leicester)
18.  Peter McParland (Aston Villa)
19.  Derek Gilbert Ufton (Charlton A.)
20.  Derek Robert Tapscott (Arsenal)
21.  Alan Shackleton (Burnley)
22.  Albert Cheesebrough (Burnley)
23.  William John Slater (Wolves)
24.  Harry Kenneth Leyland (Blackburn)
25.  Derek Kevan (West Bromwich Abion)
26.  Terence Cameron Medwin (Spurs)
27.  William Eckersley (Blackburn R.)
28.  Donald Howe (W.B.A.)
29.  Tom Finney (Preston North End)
30.  Robert Smith (Tottenham Hotspur)
31.  William Wright (Wolverhampton)
32.  Melvyn Hopkins (Tottenham Hotspur)
33.  Donald Revie (Sunderland)
34.  Leonard Stanley Duquemin (Spurs)
35.  Ronald S.M. Reynolds (Spurs)
36.  Sydney William Owen (Luton Town)
37.  James McIlroy (Burnley)
38.  John Alan Molyneux (Liverpool)
39.  Malcolm Allison (West Ham)
40.  John Thomas Dixon (Aston Villa)
41.  Robert Evans (Glasgow Celtic)
42.  George Robb (Tottenham Hotspur)
43.  Tommy Banks (Bolton Wanderers)
44.  Thomas Smith Cummings (Burnley)
45.  James William Thomas Hill (Fulham)
46.  Nat Lofthouse (Bolton Wanderers)

(AAB-310-2a/ABF-10-8) Footballers - 2nd Series (with Planet Ltd) - 94x64mm
46 cards

47.  Douglas Cowie (Dundee)
48.  Derek Sullivan (Cardiff City)
49.  William Cush (Leeds United)
50.  Albert Dunlop (Everton)
51.  Robert Collins (Celtic)
52.  Jeffrey Hall (Birmingham City)
53.  John Haynes (Fulham)
54.  Ivor John Allchurch (Swansea)
55.  Peter John Atyeo (Bristol City)
56.  David Lloyd Bowen (Arsenal)
57.  Kenneth Thomson (Stoke City)
58.  Thomas Docherty (Preston North End)
59.  Melvyn Charles (Swansea)
60.  James Dickinson (Portsmouth)
61.  Stanley Matthews (Blackpool)
62.  Ernest James Langley (Fulham)
63.  Bedford Jezzard (Fulham)
64.  Thomas Younger (Liverpool)
65.  Alan Duncan Brown (Luton Town)
66.  Alfred Walter Fielding (Everton)
67.  Philip Edward Gunter (Portsmouth)
68.  Thomas Edwin Jones (Everton)
69.  Edward Hopkinson (Bolton)
70.  George Reginald Cohen (Fulham)
71.  Geoffrey Bradford (Bristol Rovers)
72.  Thomas Johnston (Blackburn Rovers)
73.  Bryan Douglas (Blackburn Rovers)
74.  Kenneth Taylor (Huddersfield Town)
75.  Ronald Clayton (Blackburn Rovers)
76.  Victor Metcalfe (Huddersfield Town)
77.  Harry Gregg (Manchester United)
78.  Robert Seith (Burnley)
79.  Noel Cantwell (West Ham United)
80.  Colin Webster (Manchester United)
81.  Clifford William Jones (Spurs)
82.  James Adamson (Burnley)
83.  Stanley Mortensen (Southport)
84.  Alfred McMichael (Newcastle United)
85.  James J.S. Imlach (Notts Forest)
86.  Kenneth R. Rudham (Liverpool)
87.  Roy T.F. Bentley (Fulham)
88.  Danny Blanchflower (Spurs)
89.  Kenneth Rea (Everton)
90.  James Tansey (Everton)
91.  Maurice Setters (W.B.A.)
92.  William L. Bingham (Luton Town)

(AAB-310-1a/ABF-10-8) Footballers - 1st Series - Black/Red back - errors/varieties

43.  Tommy Banks (Bolton Wanderers) - plain back


  1. Alan, re the 43. Banks error card - 'plain back' - could you clarify please or perhaps you have a scan?. Does the back of the card have nothing all?, is it gray & completely blank? Thank you Mark

    1. Hi Mark,

      That's correct. Just a blank back. I'd guess the reverse of one complete sheet didn't go through the printing process, but that's the only card I've ever come across.

  2. Hi Alan, Thanks for the clarification.

  3. Hi Alan, Just checking. Did all of the cards have the club crest on them, because I have found a Mel Charles card without a crest. Is this an error? Variation?
    Thanks, Dave

    1. Hi Dave, Most did but about half a dozen over the two sets didn't. They include Ivor Allchurch, Bobby Collins and Stan Mortensen.


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