“Famous Football Teams” (Boys’ Magazine)

Year of issue: 1922
Issued by: “Boys’ Magazine” (E. Hulton & Co. Ltd.)
Trade reference number(s): BOY-490
Number of cards in set: 4
Size: 197mm x 153mm
Approximate value (per card): Murrays unlisted; FCCM £50.00

Beautiful sepia ‘plates’ of football teams given away free in the first four issues of Boys’ Magazine. Unfortunately a couple of the pictures seem to have been trimmed so that the player names have been lost – or maybe they never had them to start with?

BOY-490 Aston VillaBOY-490 TottenhamBOY-490 ChelseaBOY-490 Manchester City

Alan Jenkins has discovered the issues and dates of publication.

  • Aston Villa F.C. – issue #1, dated 25th February
  • Tottenham Hotspur F.C. – issue #2, dated 4th March
  • Chelsea F.C. – issue #3, dated 11th March
  • Manchester City F.C. – issue #4, dated 18th March