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Cigarette Cards - BDV, Australian Sporting Stars Reg. No: HT 5086
- Collection of nine cigarette cards produced in Australia by B.D.V. Cigarettes. Acquired by the donor's father in the 1970s. The cards were historic items then and probably date from the 1930s.
- Set of nine cards, each printed on a rectangular piece of card. Each has a coloured photograph of a different Australian sporting identity printed on both sides. Two cards feature the same photograph of Phar Lap during a race. Other people featured include Australian Rules players Haydn Bunton, Syd Coventry, G. Lovelock and E. Tyson, Olympic Swimmer N.Ryan, Rugby players Tom Gorman andf Dr A.W. Ross and Cricketer L.P O'Brien.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mr Alexander Mackenzie, 2002
|Dimensions:||6.6 cm (Width), 3.7 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||advertising, australian rules football, cigarettes, cricket, horse racing, rugby, smoking, sport, cricket champions, bradman, making history - phar lap|
|Themes this item is part of:||Leisure Collection, Phar Lap Collection|
|Secondary Classification:||Horse Racing|
|Tertiary Classification:||collecting cards|
|Inscriptions:||Printed at the top of each card: B.D.V. CIGARETTES
Name of sporting identity printed at the bottom of each card.
|Issued By:||B.D.V. Cigarettes, Australia, 1930-1940|