1935 Churchman’s Rugby Internationals Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’

Title Churchman Rugby Internationals
Year 1935
Size 1 3/8″ x 2 5/8″
Images Color
Type Tobacco
Number in Set
50

1929 Churchman’s Rugby Internationals Set Overview

This is one of the many tobacco card issues produced by Churchman’s in the 1920s and 1930s.

This set includes a total of 50 rugby cards. The cards have full color lithographs of players in only portrait poses. The fronts have white borders, the player’s name, and the Churchman’s Cigarettes name. Like many other international sets, only the player’s first and middle initials are provided in most instances.

Backs include the ‘Rugby Internationals’ headline at the top and mention there are a total of 50 cards in the set. The majority of the space on the back is used for a biography of the player. The bottom includes the Churchman’s tobacco brand name and mentions the cards were issued by the Imperial Tobacco Company of Great Britain and Ireland, Ltd.

Like many international sports issues out of the UK, these cards are often found in very good condition as collectors often took care of their cards are stored these in albums.

The cards are a standard tobacco size, similar to other international issues, measuring just less than 1 1/2″ wide and a little larger than 2 1/2″ tall.

1929 Churchman’s Rugby Internationals Set Checklist

  1. J.R. Auty
  2. L.A. Booth
  3. H. Boughton
  4. A. Clarke
  5. P. Cranmer
  6. J. Dicks
  7. B.C. Gadney
  8. J.L. Giles
  9. J. Heaton
  10. D.A. Kendrew
  11. R. Leyland
  12. R.J. Longland
  13. E.S. Nicholson
  14. J.A. Tallent
  15. W.H. Weston
  16. J.H. Beattie
  17. W.A. Burnet
  18. G.S. Cottington
  19. R.C.S. Dick
  20. J.E. Forrest
  21. K.C. Fyfe
  22. C.F. Grieve
  23. W.G.S. Johnston
  24. L.B. Lambie
  25. H. Lind
  26. W.R. Logan
  27. K.W. Marshall
  28. A.S.B. McNeil
  29. W.C.W. Murdoch
  30. R.W. Shaw
  31. B.T.V. Cowey
  32. E.C. Davey
  33. T. Day
  34. V.G.J. Jenkins
  35. Cliff W. Jones
  36. W.C. Powell
  37. J. Idwal Rees
  38. A. Skym
  39. D. Thomas
  40. W. Wooller
  41. A. Bailey
  42. C.E. St. J. Beamish
  43. P. Crowe
  44. V.A. Hewitt
  45. G.J. Morgan
  46. D.P. Morris
  47. J.J. O’Connor
  48. E.C. Ridgeway
  49. J. Russell
  50. J.A. Siggins

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