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Lot 428: 1930s British Movie Star Cigarette Cards (232)
Spectacular collection is the best of the best from the British movie star issues. The shining stars of the silver screen are here in quantity and quality. There are duplicates of the great stars but also several different issues as well. There are no B-listers here, all are top stars. ALL!!! Includes: Jean Harlow (38 cards alone), Gable & Lombard, Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Shirley Temple, Clara Bow, Wallace Beery, Harold Lloyd, Fay Wray, Charlie Chaplin, William Powell, Tarzan, W.C. Fields, Pola Negri, Mae West, Barbara Stanwyck, Ana Mae Wong, Joan Crawford, Lawrence Olivier, Bing Crosby, Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers, and more. Actually the lot is dominated by Harlow, Gable, Lombard, and Dietrich. They are from such cigarette makers as Gallagher Ltd., Abdulla & Co. Ltd., W.D. & H.O. Wills, Godfrey Philips, Carreras Ltd., John Player & Sons, and Max. Overall a spectacular NRMT.
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