‘It’s In The Details’
|Title||Gallaher British Champions of 1923
|Size||1 1/2″ x 2 5/8″
|Number in Set
1924 Gallaher British Champions of 1923 Overview
True to the set’s name, these cards were issued in 1924 and picture some of the top British athletes from 1923.
The cards feature color images of athletes and are distinctive for their gold-colored borders. Backs note offer a player’s biography and also that they were issued by Gallaher, a popular UK tobacco company.
A number of different sports were covered in the set. Primarily, boxing, tennis, golf, soccer, and wrestling were all featured along with other minor sports. Some cards featured individual athletes and others featured complete teams.
At 75 cards, this was one of the larger UK tobacco card issues as many sets were limited to 25 or 50.