T59 Flags of all Nations

T59 Flags of all Nations

Unfurl a World of History with T59 Flags of All Nations Tobacco Cards (1909-1911)

Embark on a captivating journey through global history and vexillology with the T59 Flags of All Nations tobacco card set, issued between 1909 and 1911 by the American Tobacco Company. Compared to pricier sets featuring sports stars, T59 cards offer a budget-friendly way to start or expand your vintage card collection.

More than just colorful scraps of paper, these miniature treasures offer a fascinating glimpse into the world's flags, spanning:

  • National Pride: Unfurl the banners of major nations in Series 1, from the iconic Union Jack to the majestic Russian Imperial flag.
  • Hidden Gems: Discover the flags of smaller, lesser-known nations in Series 2, expanding your geographical knowledge and appreciation for diverse cultures.
  • Beyond Borders: Series 3 takes you beyond national boundaries, showcasing the flags of prominent cities like Paris, New York, and Rio de Janeiro.
  • Nautical Delights: Set sail with Series 4, featuring maritime flags and yacht club banners, adding a touch of nautical charm to your collection.

A Treasure Trove of Variety:

  • 200 Flags to Collect: With 200 unique flags spread across four series, the T59 set offers a diverse and comprehensive collection for vexillology enthusiasts.
  • Hidden Variations: Keen collectors can delve deeper, searching for subtle variations in flag designs and lettering across different printings.
  • 11 Back Variations: Add another layer of excitement to your hunt with 11 different tobacco company advertising backs on these cards, each with its own unique design and appeal.

Owning a T59 Flags of All Nations card is more than just collecting a piece of paper, it's about collecting a piece of history. Each card represents a nation, a city, or a maritime tradition, offering a captivating window into the diverse tapestry of our world. So, start your adventure today and discover the boundless charm of the T59 Flags of All Nations set!