Trade Card Set, Brownes Tea, HISTORY OF THE RAILWAY, 2nd Series, 1964

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  • Item Category: Transportation and Vehicles
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 19,2012
  • Channel: Online Auction

Description: Original Trade Card Set - Brownes Tea, History of the Railways, 2nd Series. This set of 25 cards was issued in 1964.
Condition: Excellent.
PLEASE NOTE: None of my cards have been trimmed or altered in any way. If they appear out of shape it will be due to my poor scanning and not poor cards!
Plus: Below is an image of the first few cards in this set, this set like all my others sets come in plastic storage pages as shown. Subjects featured in this set are as follows: Southern Belle, Caledonian Railway, Norfolk Coast Express, Weed Killer Train, GWR 9400, A Midland Compound, Royal Scot, BR Class 9, Scottish Express, Inside a Signal Box, American Mail Train, Cheltenham Flyer, BR 80010, BR 76000, Leeds to Scarborough Express, GWR King Class, Flying Scotsman, Royal Scot Locomotive, MOS Austerity Locomotive, East Anglian, On the Footplate, Modern Control Room, Pacific Type, Coronation Scot & Golden Arrow

Description of Condition

POOR: Usually torn or creased cards, damage to picture or damage to reverse of card, damaged (rounded) corners also if card is very dirty.

FAIR: Showing signs of considerable handling, causing corner or edge damage or a card from one of the better categories listed below with one of the defects mentioned above.

GOOD: Showing a bit of age with only slight damage such as slightly damaged corners (not quite 'sharp' corners), slight discolouration (but not stained), but certainly not torn or creased.

VERY GOOD: Cards are clean on both front & back, with pretty good sharp corners, we do allow for slight signs of wear along the edges for example. looking nearly as good as the day they were printed.

EXCELLENT: I would class these as cards that have been handled but with a lot of care causing no visable damage.

MINT: Not a grading I like to use very often as how can you expect a collectable to be so old and in 'Mint' condition? Well it is if they look the same as the day they were printed. To be fair this does include cards with imperfections which were caused during the printing process which we have no control over such as off centre printing, slight colour imperfection, marks caused by faulty printing plates etc...

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