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Worshipful Company Packs of Playing Cards 1901 to 1944

1901 Both colours

Peace.  An emblematic figure standing and holding a wreath and a stalk of bulrushes.  
(The conclusion of the South African War took place on 31  May with the signing of the Peace of Pretoria.)
(A).   White border               (B).  Light blue border

Background colour: Both
Official Box/ Un-Boxed: Official Box
Number of cards: 52/52 +1 for both colours
Condition: MINT [ Not tax wrapped ]

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REF:  MOS1902_DD  
 

£550.00

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1903 Both colours

Imperial Federation.  A figure of Britannia with female figures representing the
Colonies.

(A).   Pink background                   (B).  Chartreuse background

Background colour: Both
Official Box/ Un-Boxed: Official Box
Number of cards: Two Tax Wrapped Decks
Condition: As issued

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REF:  MOS1903_DD  
 

£725.00

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1904 Both colurs

A standing female figure emblematic of the City of London, before a drapery pulled aside to show a banqueting hall.
(A).   Pink background                   (B).  Chartreuse background

Background colour: Both Colours
Official Box/ Un-Boxed: Official Box one for each colour
Number of cards: Two tax Wrapped Decks one with sample card, one without sample card
Condition: As issued

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REF:    MOS1904_DD
 

£650.00

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1906 Both colurs

The Prince and Princess of Wales’s visit to India 1905-6 and the Reception at
Guildhall, 17  May 1906.
(A).   White border                          (B).  Red  border

Background colour: Both Colours
Official Box/ Un-Boxed: Official Box 
Number of cards: Two decks both Tax Wrapped
Condition: As issued

First Class / Air Mail Postage: to UK – £3.45 / to Europe – £6.85 / to Other – £11.15
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REF:  MOS1906_DD  
 

£750.00

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1909 both colours

England’s Naval Supremacy.  Britannia Rules the Waves. Emblematic figures representing the Navy  with the inscription Defence – Not Defiance.  Vignette of H.M.S. Dreadnought surmounted by the inscription “One Heart One Way”.
(A).   White border                          (B).  Dark blue border.
The design celebrated the Fleet’s visit to London in July.  
The warships gathered together on the Thames in a pageant extending some 45  miles to the Houses of Parliament.

Background colour: Both Colours
Official Box/ Un-Boxed: In official Single Boxes
Number of cards: Taw Wrapped
Condition: As issued

First Class / Air Mail Postage: to UK – £3.45 / to Europe – £6.85 / to Other – £11.15
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REF:    MOS1909_DD
 

£600.00

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1919 Single White - The Angel Of Peace

 Design by Bernard Partridge, a leading cartoonist in the magazine Punch,
to the commission of Goodall & Son, for a fee of 50  guineas.   White Border   

Description: 
Official Box/ Un-Boxed: Official Box
Number of cards: Tax Wrapped
Condition: As issued

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REF:    MOS1919_SD
 

£240.00

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1921 Single Deck The League of Nations

Design by Wall Cousins.
 The picture also suggests that all governments will eventually welcome this opportunity
for furthering the betterment of mankind. 
Single Deck Green Border

Description: 
Background colour: GREEN
Official Box/
Number of cards: TAX WRAPPED
Condition: AS ISSUED

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REF: MOS1921_SD    
 

£250.00

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1922 Single Deck - Irish Free State

Commemorating the establishment of the Irish Free State by treaty with England in December 1921
 In the centre of the Celtic design is the National Emblem of Ireland with the words Ireland for ever.
The border shows historical landscapes together with the Arms of the four Provinces,
the centre being filled by the Imperial Crown – emblem of supreme sovereignty.
Red border

Description: 
Background colour: RED
OFFICIAL BOX
TAX WRAPPED
Condition: AS ISSUED

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REF:  MOS_1922SD_R 
 

£200.00

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1923 St. Bartholomew’s Hospital
Foundation Celebration
DOUBLE DECK

 “Bart’s” Octocentenary, 1123- 1923. Founder Rahere.
Design by Edward Cunningham of the firm of Goodall & Son and De La Rue & Co. 
IN OFFICIAL SINGLE BOXES

Description: 
Background colour: BOTH COLOURS
OFFICIAL SINGLE BOXES
Number of cards: TAX WRAPPED
Condition: AS ISSUED

First Class / Air Mail Postage: to UK – £3.45 / to Europe – £6.85 / to Other – £11.15
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REF:  MOS_1923DD
 

£300.00

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1924 British Empire Exhibition BOTH COLOURS

Opened at Wembley in April. Designed and made by De La Rue & Co.
(A). White border (B). Red border

Description: 
Background colour: BOTH
OFFICIAL BOXES
Number of cards: RED – MINT
WHITE – Tax Wrapped

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REF: MOS_1924DD
 

£350.00

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1925 Railway Centenary - Single Deck
White Background

Railway Centenary 1825-1925. Celebrations were held at Darlington in July. Design by Goodall & Son

Showing Stephenson’s ‘Locomotion I’ built for the Stockton and Darlington Railway and a modern L.N.E.R. Locomotive. 

Description: 
Background colour: WHITE
OFFICIAL BOX
Number of cards: TAX WRAPPED
Condition: AS ISSUED

Details

REF:    MOS_1925_SD_W
 

£225.00

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1926 Aviation. Aircraft encircling the World
DOUBLE DECK

 With St. Paul’s Cathedral in the foreground, to commemorate the record flight
to Australia and back by Sir Alan Cobham. Design by Goodall & Son. (A). Red border (B). Olive green border

Description: 
Background colour: BOTH
OFFICIAL BOX
Number of cards: TAX WRAPPED
Condition: AS ISSUED

Details

REF:    MOS_1926_DD
 

£325.00

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1933 Flight over Everest by 2 aeroplanes
of the Houston Everest Expedition on 3 April
and was repeated again on 19 April
DOUBLE DECK


(A). Blue and silver border (B). Red and gold border.

Description: 
Background colour: BOTH
 OFFICIAL BOX
Number of cards: TAX WRAPPED
Condition: AS ISSUED

First Class / Air Mail Postage: to UK – £3.45 / to Europe – £6.85 / to Other – £11.15
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REF:    MOS_1933_DD
 

£650.00

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NOT SOLD TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

1934 Waterloo Bridge 1817-1934
Double Deck - Both Colours

Demolition of the old bridge began in June in preparation for the erection
of an entirely new structure. At night or by day.
(A). Blue and silver border. At night (B). Red and gold border. By day.

Description: 
Background colour: BOTH
OFFICIAL BOX
Number of cards: 52/52 PLUS SAMPLE CARD
Condition: MINT

First Class / Air Mail Postage: to UK – £3.45 / to Europe – £6.85 / to Other – £11.15
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REF:  MOS_1934_DD 
 

£250.00

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1940 Arms of the Company
supported by men in armour.
Inscribed The Second Year of War 1940,
and the name of the Company - Single Deck

Design in gold on light blue background.

Description: 
Background colour: BLUE
Official Box/ Un-Boxed: OFFICIAL BOX
Number of cards: TAX WRAPPED
Condition: AS ISSUED

First Class / Air Mail Postage: to UK – £3.45 / to Europe – £4.45 / to Other £6.10
Insurance is an additional £5.00 to any Country for the first £250.00
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REF:  MOS_1940_SD_B 
 

£150.00

This is a LIMITED EDITION
NOT SOLD TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.

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