1931 J.A. Pattreiouex Sports Trophies Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’

Title J.A. Pattreiouex Sports Trophies
Year 1931
Size 1 3/8″ x 2 5/8″
Images Color
Type Tobacco
Number in Set
50

1931 J.A. Pattreiouex Sports Trophies Set Overview

1931Pattreioux Sports Trophies BaseballThis set included 50 cards featuring prestigious sports trophies. The cards were distributed by Manchester tobacco company J.A. Pattreiouex for its cigarette brands. The Quality Cigarettes name is printed at the top of the fronts.

The cards featured color pictures of trophies from sports around the world. While all are sports issues, cards featuring baseball, golf, and tennis are highly desirable to American collectors.

The baseball trophy was not the World Series trophy. Instead, it was the Baseball Cup, which was a silver cup awarded to the winner of the British Baseball Competition. The trophy, as pictured here, also had a topper of a baseball player on it.

Many of the trophies will not be familiar with American collectors as the majority were not distributed here. However, some are well-known, such as the Davis Cup.

The set is rare and not easily found, particularly in the United States. They will occasionally surface on eBay and are mostly sold by international dealers.

1931 J.A. Pattreiouex Sports Trophies Set Checklist

To date, I have not been able to identify every trophy in the checklist. However, the ones I have verified are provided below.

  1. TBD
  2. R.A.F. Inland Area Golf Championship
  3. TBD
  4. Rowing Metropolitan Challenge Cup
  5. Daily Telegraph Challenge Cup
  6. Rowing Grand Challenge Cup
  7. TBD
  8. The King’s Shield
  9. TBD
  10. International Horse Show Gold Cup
  11. TBD
  12. Grand National Steeplechase Trophy
  13. TBD
  14. TBD
  15. Royal Acre Club Cup
  16. TBD
  17. TBD
  18. TBD
  19. TBD
  20. TBD
  21. TBD
  22. The Barbican Cup
  23. Baseball Cup
  24. TBD
  25. TBD
  26. TBD
  27. Football Association Cup
  28. TBD
  29. The Davis Cup (Tennis)
  30. The Ashburton Shield
  31. Ashes Urn
  32. TBD
  33. TBD
  34. TBD
  35. TBD
  36. TBD
  37. Professional Lawn Tennis Championship
  38. NRA Shooting Trophy
  39. TBD
  40. TBD
  41. King’s Coronation Cup
  42. TBD
  43. TBD
  44. TBD
  45. Gordon Bennett Cup
  46. TBD
  47. TBD
  48. Muratti Cup
  49. TBD
  50. Ashton Gold Golf Trophy

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