We still follow our original principles, to record, research, and preserve tobacco and trade cards on a scientific basis, but this page details all the projects we are currently working on. Each of the blocks below contains a link to a page all its own, and you reach that by clicking on the blue headings at each start point. So lets start with:
Our Card Gallery –
last updated 11th March 2021
this is the place for collectors to view lots of different cards. Its currently being completely re-captioned so it makes it easier for the reader to find that particular set or card in dealer catalogues or at auction.
this is the home of our vast collection of vintage and modern card reference books, plus magazines, rare papers and typed listings. There is a full catalogue, and details of how the library operates.
And if you are researching a book or other media and would like to find out if a certain card is in a certain set, just ask, as we will happily look through our library to try and provide you with the answers.
A tribute, by Patrick Marks The nineteenth century saw a huge level of development in the food industry, with inventions from making cocoa more useable by Cornelius Van Houten to the development of products using the essence of meat, namely Liebi
Today is Twilight Zone Day. The strangest thing about the day is that it is May 11 every year, but I have looked everywhere and not found any site that claims to be able to tell you why. Maybe it is just a date plucked from thin air, in a superna
two specialist cigarette and trade card auctions coming up, and both catalogues are already online for you to browse, and ponder.. Tim Davidson Auctions of Nottingham is May 18th and 19th - whilst Reeman Dansie of Colchester is on May the 20th