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    1920's - 1930's European Movie Star Cigarette Card Sets (5) Plus Singles. From the John Esch Collection. Offered is a lot of five complete sets of European cigarette cards which depict movies and movie stars, as well as some extra cards from the same era. The cards date from 1923 to 1939. This lot includes: 1. Edwards, Ringer, & Bigg "Cinema Stars" (1923, British)- Fifty cards. Card grade EX/MT to MT, some lesser. Highlights include: Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Fairbanks, Georges Carpentier. 2. Wills Cigarettes "Cinema Stars" (1931, Third Series, British)- Fifty cards. Grades to VG/EX to EX. Highlights include: Walt Disney (with Mickey Mouse), Laurel and Hardy. 3. Ardath "Film, Stage, and Radio Stars" (1935, British)- Fifty cards. Cards grade to EX/MT to MT with some lesser. Highlights include: Shirley Temple, Gable, Joan Crawford, Garbo, Hepburn, Ginger Rogers. Very colorful and attractive set. 4. Caid "Film Stars" (1934, German)- Forty cards. Grades to EX/MT to MT with some lesser. Highlights include: Garbo, Dietrich, Gable, Crawford. 5. Abdulla "Screen Stars" (1939, British)- Forty cards. Grades to EX/MT to MT with some lesser. Highlights include: Leigh, Bette Davis, Crawford. 6. Unidentified Sets- Two cards. Vivien Leigh, Mae West. EX/MT. 7. Wills Cigarettes "Cinema Stars" (1930, First Series, British)- Two cards. Shearer, Boyd. EX/MT. 8. Ogden's "Shots from the Films" (1936, British)- One card. "The Littlest Rebel." EX/MT. 9. Rothman's "Beauties of the Cinema" (1939, British)- One card. Mae West. EX/MT. 10. Bulgaria "Goldfilm"(1934, German)- One card. Clark Gable. EX/MT.

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