Thai Alphabet Siam Rare Cigarette Cards 1922

 

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SIAM CIGARETTE CARDS


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THAI ALPHABET


ISSUED BY: British American Tobacco Co., Ltd.

Eagle Brand Cigarettes. 1922




A Complete set of fifty chromo lithographed Rare Siam

Cigarette Cards
each measuring approx. 62 x 36 mm.

Individual cards showing the Thai alphabet with illustrations

relating to their usage which was intended for pronunciation

and teaching young children. Captioned in Thai text at lower

portion of card.

A Fine Set.



From around 1910 foreign cigarettes were imported into Siam

(Thailand). Competition was strong so suppliers introduced

trading cards to promote their brands. Cards were designed

in Thailand and manufactured overseas. Trading cards

declined from 1941 when the government of Thailand

introduced its monopoly over tobacco.

PRICE: U.S.$125

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