Kōrero: Collecting

Cigarette cards

In the 1920s manufacturers began including cards in cigarette packets sold in New Zealand. The cards became popular with collectors. These cards are from a series on New Zealand rugby players produced around 1928. Zoom in to read their details.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-A-PICTURE CARDS-Wiills-Footballers-selection

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Richard Wolfe, 'Collecting - 20th-century collecting', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/37320/cigarette-cards (accessed 6 March 2021)

He kōrero nā Richard Wolfe, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013