theyflysohigh : Steve Marsh

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1907-08 Season Memorabilia ...

THE DAILY GRAPHIC FOOTBALL ALBUM

Album Page Team Group

dagr005 - 1907-08

COHEN WEENEN & Co. (London)

Football Captains 1907-8

cohe001 - George Kay

George Kitchen

Coloured numbered series of 60 cards. The full, 40 strong, League membership was featured in this series, including both the outward Stoke City and Lincoln City, and the sides which replaced them in the competition, Tottenham Hotspur and Bradford Park Avenue. Also included was the entire Southern League First Division to which West Ham United were members. It was card series such as this which did much to raise public awareness of the Southern League competition, which ultimately help pave the way for it's incorporation into the Football League in 1920.

Size 64x36mm  PRICE GUIDE: £12.00

W.D & H.O WILLS

will001 - Sissors will001 - Sissors Back

Football Club Colours

Series No.5

TADDY & Co

Prominent Footballers

taddy001 - Allison taddy016 - Blackburn (Myrtle Grove) taddy004 - Featherstone taddy003 - Clark taddy005 - Grassam taddy006 - Harwood taddy007 - Jarvis taddy008 - Kitchen taddy009 - Lee taddy010 - Lindsay taddy011 - Piercy taddy012 - Talyor taddy013 - Wildman taddy029 - Young (Myrtle Grove) taddy000 - Imperial Back taddy000 - Grapnel Mixture back

Unnumbered series of 595 Sepia portraits on white background. Issued in 1907. Two back versions were issued "Imperial Tobacco" and "Grapnel Mixture"

Size: 67x37mm   PRICE GUIDE: £25.00

"IMPERIAL" TOBACCO

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"GRAPNEL" MIXTURE

"GRAPNEL" MIXTURE

"GRAPNEL" MIXTURE

"GRAPNEL" MIXTURE

"GRAPNEL" MIXTURE

"GRAPNEL" MIXTURE

Coloured, unnumbered series of 50 cards. Inscribed on reverse "Scissors Cigarettes". In September 1907 the Bristol based firm of W.D. & H.Wills produced cigarette brands for the overseas market. West Ham United were represented in the set entitled “Football Club Colours” with their ‘Scissors’ brand in India. These tastColoured, unnumbered series of 50 cards. Inscribed on reverse "Scissors Cigarettes".. eful, coloured cards with red advertisement backs that claim ‘special Army quality’ the illustrations depict the 40 league sides of the era with 10 leading Southern league teams of which the Hammers were at that time.

Presumably prepared prior to the Football League AGM in June, the series omits Burslem Port Vale, who resigned from the Football League at the close of the season, but includes Burton United, whose evental fate, failing to win re-election, was still to be decided upon.

Size 64x36mm   PRICE GUIDE: £8.00

1908-09 Season 1906-07 Season taddy011a - Stapley

"IMPERIAL" TOBACCO