1932 Rowntree Chocolate Treasure Trove Set and Checklist
‘It’s In The Details’
|Title||Rowntree Chocolate Treasure Trove
|Size||1 1/2″ x 2 1/8″
|Number in Set
1932 Rowntree Chocolate Treasure Trove Overview
In 1932, Rowntree Chocolate and Cocoa (a UK company) produced this set of 120 trading cards, calling it their Treasure Trove set.
The cards covered a variety of topics and most were non-sports related. Rowntree created ten different subsets to create this issue. They were:
- Heroes and Heroines of the British Empire
- Famous Bridges of the World
- Old British Customs
- Animals at Play
- Ships – Old and New
- Costumes of the Past
- British Birds
- Types of Aeroplanes
Because the entire set contained 120 cards, each series/subset presumably contained 12 cards.
The release included a baseball card in the sports subset. Pictured on it is a generic batter and catcher with no identification.
To date, the only other sports cards I have seen in the set are ones featuring tennis and skiing. I am unsure which other sports cards currently exist.
1932 Rowntree Chocolate Treasure Trove Checklist
A checklist of the cards is not currently available.
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