theyflysohigh : Steve Marsh

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1922-23 Season Memorabilia ...

J.A. PATTREIOUEX

The Manchester firm of J.A. Pattreiouex, later a part of Gallaher Ltd, produced various sets of interest to the football follower. Hundreds of photographic cards of footballers were produced around the mid to late 1920's. This was really a composite set, with series lettered F, FA, FB and FC, which suggests that the cards were issued over a considerable period. The picture quality is rather monotonous - black and white with a brownish tinge - and the selection of photographs is somewhat peculiar, but there is such a wealth of material that the set is very collectable.

Football Series F

Sepia, unnumbered series off 144 picture stamps. Issued in envelopes as 12 adhesive paper sheets of 12 sportsmen. Envelope inscribed "Boys Magazine". Special album issued, titled "Football & Sports Favourites and Sports Fan Photo Stamp Album.

Size: When cut along dotted line each picture is about 40x40mm.

PRICE GUIDE: £8:00 - Rare

boys001 - William Cope

BOYS MAGAZINE

Sportsmen

Black and white, numbered series of 242 photographic cards, Series F. Inscribed on reverse "These Real Photos of Famous Footballers are issued with Casket Cigarettes"

 

patt001 - W James patt002 - West Ham Team

F.74 William James

Size 69x40mm

PRICE GUIDE: £10.00

F.218 West Ham United

Size 79x58mm

PRICE GUIDE: £60.00

patt003 - WHU v. Southampton

Football Series FA

F.A. 77

West Ham pressing Southampton in Cup Tie 1923

Black and white, numbered series of 96 photographic cards, Series F.A. Inscribed on reverse "These Copyright Photos are issued with Casket Cigarettes Sweet and Mild"

Size: 69x40mm     PRICE GUIDE: £7.00

sppi002 - East London

SPORTS PICTURES (Periodical)

Team Group : 23 December 1922

BOYS MAGAZINE

Footballers and Sportsmen

boys003

Sepia, unnumbered series of 64 pictures. Inscribed on front "Presented with Boys' Magazine" Issued as 16 sheets of 4 pictures.

Sheet size 142x92mm, size when cut 71x46mm     PRICE GUIDE: £4.00

Syd Puddefoot - Falkirk,

Featured in a West Ham shirt

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anoy005

GEORGE ALBERT WILES

(Photographer)

Postcard : Brighton v. West Ham United

F.A. Cup Second Round 1-1

raci001

RACING & FOOTBALL LEADER

Issued with the "Racing and Football Leader" Periodical 24 April 1923 on the occassion of West Ham United reaching the first F.A. Cup Final at Wembley Stadium

West Ham's Wonderful Cup Fighting Team

amal001 Shea

AMALGAMATED PRESS Ltd

Famous Football Captains

Black and white glossy photographs, numbered series of 66, of which only 62 relate to football. Inscribed on reverse "Presented with THE CHAMPION"

Size 70x44mm    PRICE GUIDE £1.00

53. Danny Shea

Although playing for Fulham when this set was released, Shea is shown wearing a West Ham United shirt.

Button 1923 FA Cup

1923 F.A. Cup Final

Wembley Stadium

Memorabilia

Associated with the First ever

Cup Final at Wembley Stadium

On 3rd February 1923 Brighton & Hove Albion met the Hammers in an FA Cup tie at the Goldstone Ground. Before each home game, various sections of the crowd were treated to the sight of a familiar character, carrying a camera and a wooden board, approach them. He would stop, set up his camera and then proceed to place the board with an identifying number on the wooden fence, against which the crowd were now pressing. He would return to his camera and release the shutter. He would then repeat the procedure at another part of the ground, shooting a fresh group of victims. Days after the game numerous shops displayed a selection of postcards of the crowd, on sale for a few (old) pence. The photographer, G.A. Wiles was active in Brighton just before and after the First World War leaving the Seagulls one of the most photographed football clubs of the period.

Cricketers and Footballers

D.C. THOMSON & Co. Ltd

Black glossy photographs in an unnumbered series of 145, of which 8 relate to cricketers. Anonymous issue given free with "The Rover". Framelime on reverse, issued as pairs.

Size: 70x45mm (when cut 45x35mm)     Price Guide: £3.00 - when cut £0.70

thom001 - Victor Watson thom002 - Jack Tresadern

Issue No.23

5th August 1922

Vic Watson / ?

Issue No.35

28th October 1922

Jack Tresadern / McCandless : Rangers

1923-24 Season 1921-22 Season

J.A. PATTREIOUEX