RARE 1962 G.P. TEA AMERICAN INDIAN TRIBES CARDS
18 cards of 25 in set~ sold in binderBack of cards:Information about the tribe shown on the card"Issued in all packets of G.P. TeaGet your album price 6dat your grocer or direct from George Payne & Co. LTD.Tower Bridge S.E.I."
Not professionally graded - small pencil mark in on the back of all cards in upper left corner.
History:George Payne & Co was the largest tea merchants in the world. The business is best-known today for Poppets, a chocolate-coated toffee confectionery.George Daniel Payne (1845 – 1927) was a tea buyer and blender for Brooke Bond.A forthright figure, Payne established George Payne & Co, tea and coffee blenders, from 1896. The factory was at Queen Elizabeth Street, Tower Bridge, Bermondsey. James Finlay & Co, a Scottish tea merchant, held a 30 percent stake in the venture.George Payne & Co blended and packed own-label tea for J Sainsbury, a grocery chain, under the Red Label name, from 1903.
1962 G.P. Tea AMERICAN INDIAN TRIBES Cards, Made in UK