Album, Picture Stamp

Production date
Circa 1936
Description
A picture stamp album titled " More British Marvels Album No. 2 ". The cover features an English Antarctic explorer raising a Union Jack flag. He is surrounded by a dog sled team and there are two fellow explorers celebrating in the background. A large ice cap is in the distance. The album contains ten series of picture stamps. The series are as follows:1. Varieties of fish 2. Popular Sports 3. Wonderful Butterflies 4. Monsters of the past (dinosaurs) 5. Trees & Grains of Wood 6. Favourite British Fruits 7. Great Castles 8. Celebrated Cricketers 9. Types of Aeroplanes 10. Famous Explorers Each series has a collection of twelve stamps. Series 1, 2, 3, and 7 are complete. Information at the front of the book corresponds with the stamps. " This album belongs to: " is written on the inside of the front cover." Margaret De Jardine / Birdwood Avenue / New Plymouth. " has been hand written next to this.
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Production date
Circa 1936
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This album was part of a promotional campaign run by Cadbury Fry Hudson Ltd of Dunedin. The stamps to be added to the album could be collected in tins of cocoa.
Accession number
A96.187
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I have full card set series 1-7 printed in nz c.s.w.ltd &marvels of Britain seires 1-10 also full book Cadbury fry hudson 1941 Peter the pilot with letter album partially . Full & 1942 series book also part full The life of h.m.king edward viii upto coronation may 12th 1937 partially full,well very little made in England

- Robert Campbell on 24-07-2021 10:46:45

This album was produced in 1936.

- Darian Zam on 10-04-2014 04:38:14

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