Own Interesting & Historic Cigarette Cards Complete Sets of 48 to 90
This is your chance to get a complete set of between 48 and 90 cigarette cards. These neat collectors items were made between 1905 and 1939 with each set featuring a different topic. Orders may vary, but some of the sets I looked at pictured military uniforms, modes of transportation, pirates, rare stamps, and more. Plus every card has a short story on the back telling you more about the image. Send for yours today and we’ll also include clear plastic pages to keep your cards protected and looking great for years to come.
More about the history of cigarette cards...
The first cigarette cards were introduced around 1875 to stiffen cigarette packaging and advertise different brands. Early card designs included famous actors, athletes, Native American chiefs, and more. The first to make cigarette cards was the Allen and Ginter Tobacco Company in the United States, but companies in Europe soon picked up on the trend, too. John Player and Sons produced one of the first-known collectors sets in 1893, called "Castles and Abbeys." Cigarette cards are usually issued in sets of 25 or 50 with a related theme, though some had as many as 100 cards in a single set.