TOBACCO CARD: “Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, MP”


No. 6 of 50 in“Britain’s Defenders” series

W.D. & H.O. Wills Ltd. “Scissors Cigarettes” [Great Britain]

2 3/8 x 1 3/8 inches (Black & white photograph)

Item Number: 2615



World War I-era tobacco card, Number 6 of 50 manufactured for Scissors Cigarettes’ “Britain’s Defenders” series. Issued in 1915, before Churchill’s resignation as First Lord of the Admiralty, the card measures 2 3/8 x 1 3/8 inches, with a lengthy one-paragraph bio printed in red on the verso: “…In 1911 he was appointed First Lord of the Admiralty, which position he now holds.”
The card is In very good condition, with slightly crunched corners.