Tobacco Cards

In addition to stills, posters and lobby cards, there are a variety of Lon Chaney memorabilia items available for hardcore collectors.

Lobby cards or other advertisements were often used in the teens and 20s to advertise upcoming films

In the 1920s and 30’s many cigarette companies offered collector photos in each pack of cigarettes.

1926 Lon Chaney Societte Job Cinema Stars (Name in Upper Left Corner)

Issuing Company: Joseph Bardou & Fils

Country of Issue: England

Year of Issue: 1926

Color/B&W: Sepia Tone

Number of Cards in Set: 48

Card Number: Unumbered

Card Size: 1 3/4″ x 2 1/16″

Back: Blank

Issued as insert with what product: Cigarettes

1923 Lon Chaney El Cuno Card

Issuing Company: El Cuno

Country of Issue: Cuba

Year of Issue: 1923

Color/B&W: B&W

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: 67

Card Size: 1 ¾” x 2 ⅜”

Back: Advertising

Issued as insert with what product: Cigars

1923 Lon Chaney Picture Egyptian Cigarettes

Issuing Company: Universal Cigarettes Works

Country of Issue: Netherlands

Year of Issue: 1923

Card Number: Un-numbered

Color: Sepia Tone
Number of Cards In Set: Unknown

Card Size: 2 3/8″ x 3 3/16″

Back: Advertising
Issued as insert with what product: Cigarettes

1923 Lon Chany Fume Turquino Cigarro Divino

Issuing Company: Fume Turquino

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1923

Card Number: 68

Color: B&W
Number of Cards In Set: Unknown

Card Size: 1 ¾” x 2 ⅜”

Back: gathering a collection of 145 different postcards will be provided with a gift FUME TURQUINO CIVARRO DIVINO

Issued as insert with what product: Cigars

1928 W.D. & H.O. Wills Film Favourites

Issuing Company: W.D. and H.O. Wills

Country of Issue: England

Year of Issue: 1928

Color/B&W: Color

Number of Cards in Set: 75

Card Size: 1 7/16″ x 2 7/16″

Product Issue: Cigarettes

Back: Text Back

(033)

NOTE: PSA Registry

 

1925-1930 circa Colonial Tobacco Society Manufactures National

Issuing Company: Colonial Tobacco

Country of Issue: Portuguese

Year of Issue: 1925-1929

Color/B&W: B&W

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Size: 1 ⅝” x 2 ½”

Product Issue: Cigarettes

Back: Tax Stamp On Reverse

(034)

1928 W.D. & H.O. Wills

Lon Chaney Famous Film Stars

Issuing Company: Will’s Three Castles and Vice Regal Cigarettes

Country of Issue: Australian

Year of Issue: 1928

Color/B&W: B&W

Size: 2″ x 2 11/16″

Product Issue: Cigarettes

Back: Advertising Back

(035/PSA Registery)

Issuing Company: Diego Moreno Miranda

Country of Issue: Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands

Year of Issue: 1928-1930

Card Number: 7

Color/B&W: Color

Number of Cards in Set: 150

Card Size: 1 7/8″  x  2 5/8″

Back: Biographic Information

Issued as insert with what product: Cigarettes

(037/PSA)

1925 Lon Chaney Cigarrillos #23 Card

Issuing Company: Luis Z. Benitez

Country of Issue: Spain

Year of Issue: 1925 circa

Color/B&W: Color

Number of Cards in Set: Unknown

Card Number: #23

Card Size: 2” x 2 ⅝”

Back: Cigarrillos XXX, Todo habano, Luizs z Benitez, Deposito Marina 5, Santa Cruz De Teerife, Esta Tarjeta Pertence al num. 23

Issued as insert with what product: Cigarettes

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