Warwick & Warwick cigarette and trade card auction report 21st January 2015

22nd January 2015

Strong Results in the January Sale.



The first part of the cigarette card section contained several larger collections and mixed lots with many realising figures well above estimate.  A lot containing part sets from Gallaher, Ogden and Smith estimated at £250 realised £480. Another lot featuring a range of Australian part sets estimated at £150 realised £400, another small lot of part sets from Churchman, Cope, Hill and others estimated £120 made £236 and a collection of Ogden Guinea Gold cards estimated at £200 fetched £507.


The best results of the day were again achieved by the Golfing and other sport sets, including a set of Churchman Famous Golfers making £295 and Marsuma Famous Golfers & Their Strokes set estimated at £500 realising £620. There was also a Taddy Sports & Pastimes set on offer which realised £260 and a Wills Cricketer Series 1901 with vignettes set (less 6) estimated at £220 which made £260.


Other individual sets in the sale also achieved good results with many exceeding their estimates. Some notable examples include a set of Carrick Military Terms with an estimate of £200 fetching £236, a set of Harvey & Davy Birds & Eggs estimated £70 achieved £106, a Lambert & Butler Motors set estimated at £150 made £188, an England’s Naval Heroes (descriptive, narrow) set estimated at £120 made £188, a Smith Battlefields of Great Britain set with an estimate of £200 realised £260 and Taddy Royalty Series set with an estimate of £130 fetched £188.


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