First Issues - Twinings tea cards

Twinings set 1 - set 2 - Tobler - Ardath page 1 - page 2 - page 3 - Other


In my boyhood (though I was not aware of them at the time), Twinings Tea issued two sets of cards dealing with famous and/or expensive and/or interesting stamps. I have used these a few times in compiling these pages and intend to list and eventually show all the cards on this page.

Here's a list to begin with:

First set

  1. British Guiana 1856 1 cent, labelled'the world's most valuable stamp'
  2. British Guiana 1851 1 cent 'cottonreel'
  3. Mauritius 1847 1d red 'post office'
  4. Mauritius 1847 2d blue 'post office'
  5. Canada 1851 12c black
  6. Bermuda 1848 Perot handstamps
  7. New Brunswick 1860 5c brown
  8. Western AUstralia 1854 4d 'inverted swan'
  9. India 1854 4 anna inverted head
  10. Cape of Good Hope 1861 4d error of colour
  11. GB 1858-64 1d Plate 77
  12. GB 1902-04 10s IR Official
  13. Trinidad 1847 Lady McLeod
  14. Ceylon 1857-59 4d rose imperforate
  15. Gold Coast 1889 20s green and red
  16. Newfoundland 1919 3c airmail, the 'Hawker'
  17. Basel 1845 2½ rappen 'Basel dove'
  18. Geneva 1843 5+5c 'double Geneva'
  19. Sweden 1855-57 3sk yellow error of colour
  20. Sweden 1879 20öre error
  21. Austria 1856 6 kreuzer 'red Mercury'
  22. Baden 1851 9 Kreuzer green error of colour
  23. Saxony 1850 3pf
  24. Naples 1860 ½ tornese, the 'Trinacria'
  25. Tuscany 1860 3 lire
  26. Moldavia (Romania) 1858 27 parales 'Bulls'
  27. USA Alexandria 1846 5c 'blue boy'
  28. USA Baltimore 1846 10c
  29. Hawaii 1851 2c 'Missionaries'
  30. Uruguay 1856 60c 'Montevideo Suns'

Second set set

  1. GB 1847 1d red, 'blank B'
  2. GB 1867-80 6d Plate 10
  3. GB 1910 2d Tyrian plum
  4. St. Vincent 1848 £1 silver wedding
  5. Dominica 1866 1d on 6d
  6. India 1852 'Scind Dawk'
  7. Western Australia 1879 2d mauve error
  8. South Australia 1879 4d blue surcharge omitted
  9. Niger Coast 1893 20/- in black on 1/-
  10. France 1849 20c tête-bêche pair
  11. Reunion 1852 15c
  12. Brazil 1843 60 reis
  13. Jamaica 1919-21 1s inverte frame
  14. France 1869 5fr value omitted
  15. Lagos 1893 ½d on 2d error
  16. Zurich 1843 4 rappem
  17. Bavaria 1849 1 kreuzer
  18. Spain 1851 2 reales blue error
  19. Austria 1867 3 kreuzer red error
  20. Gibraltar 1889 carmine no value
  21. Labuan 1901 8c postage due inverted frame
  22. Philippines 1854 2 reales
  23. Falkland Islands 1928 2½d on 2d
  24. Transvaal 1905 1d red, anchor watermark
  25. Virgin Islands 1867 1s, 'missing virgin'
  26. Mount Lebanon 1861 5c
  27. British Central Africa 1907 2d multiple crown wm
  28. Roman States 1852 1 scudo
  29. Sierra Leone 1938 1d missing perforation
  30. GB 1900 1s Govt Parcels inverted overprint

country

           
date
SG Sc
Commemorative
year SG Sc
text
Airmail
year SG Sc-C
text
Charity
year SG Sc-B
text
Official
year SG-O Sc-O
Post Due
year SG-D Sc-J

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page started August 2013