Cavanders UK School Badges

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Cavanders UK School Badges


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Series information

  • Series name : School Badges
  • Issued by: Cavanders cigarettes, UK
  • Date of issue : 1928
  • Number of cards  : 25
  • Image variants : ?

Company

Cavanders was a cigarette company based in Manchester. The company was taken over by Godfrey Philips. The brand disappeared in 1961. The company has issued 41 different series of tobacco cards between 1923-1937, but only one with a heraldic theme. In 1928 a series if 25 cards with school arms was issued, called School Badges. The back of the (unnumbered) cards shows the name of the company as well as the history and favourite sports of the schools.

Cards issued

For all known cards see here.

Some examples:

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Charterhouse
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Dulwich
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Oundle
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