Allen & Ginter Cigarettes World Champions Advertisement

Brandywine General Store


A Museum Quality Print of the Allen and Ginter Cigarettes World Champions Advertisement for sale by Brandywine General Store. Our premium archival artwork features all the World Champs on cigarette cards that was made by Allen and Ginter advertising their Richmond Straight Cut Number 1 Cigarettes, Virginia Brights. I would say this is from around the 1890s. All of the sports that were played during that year are featured on this poster. Some of the sports featured are running, baseball, boxing (pugilist), bicycling, lawn tennis, skating, club swinger, oarsman, court tennis, tricyclist, baseball, vaulting, shot put and more. The cigarette cards of each champion in all the multiple categories are featured on this vintage advertising poster. Some of the cards even have the time and etc of their feats. Baseball cards are from the teams of New York, Detroit, Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, the players are William Ewing, Charles Getzin, John Morrell, James Ryan, George Miller and James Fogarty. This is a great print for sports collectors to hang in their rec room, man cave or office of any kind. Picture #13

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