Naval nautical Pilot Flags c.1909-11 old tobacco cards lot x 34 USA EuropeBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
(Naval Flags of the World- nautical- ships- boats- ephemera related to the sea)
Issued c.1909-11, Maryland, by American Tobacco Company- Brands including Jack Rose Little Cigars, Sub Rosa, Sweet Corporal, Big Run & Recruit.
Appealing lot of 34 old tobacco cards, all related by theme.
Most appealing miniature chromolithographed images, printed on heavy card stock, issued as premiums in early 20th century packs of cigarettes.
Delightful assortment of flags and miniature images, among an early era of tobacco cards issued in the United States.
Cards show signs of age, some very fresh, clean and close to new condition, others more worn, a couple very well worn from pocket carrying around, etc. -some with mostly light or small old adhesions to back due to having once been pasted into an album, most of them fully readable- see video & scans for best review of condtiion.
Obviously uncommon/ scarce, close to unique in this type of unified thematic assortment.
Each card measures c. 2 3/4" H x 1 3/4" W.