The Empire to Commonwealth Project

Will's Cigarette Coupons - The British Empire

When smoking was deemed as fashionable various cigarette companies placed, from time to time, coupons to promote collecting (and therefore the purchase of cigarettes) enthusiasts.   All items are from http://www.ngw.nl/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Hudson Bay

 Sydney

Cape Town 

Rhodesia 

Bermuda 

 

 

 

 

 

East India Company 

Transvaal 

Burma 

Mauritius 

 Nova Scotia

 

 

 

 

 

 Cape Colony

Bombay City 

Lagos 

 Commonwealth of Australia
BUT
This shows the coat of arms of New South Wales with the Commonwealth kangaroo and emu supporters.  These arms were used by Australia from 1908 - 1912.

Western Australia 

 

 

 

 

 

Manitoba 

New South Wales 

British Columbia 

Prince Edward Island 

Natal 

 

 

 

 

 

 Leeward Islands

 North Borneo

 Jamaica

 Calcutta

 British Honduras

 

 

 

 

 

 Fiji

 Malta

 New Zealand

 Malay States

Now I have heard of the Straits Settlements, Federated Malaya and individual States of Singapore, Penang etc., but never 'The Malay States'

Saskatchewan 

 

 

 

 

 

 Ontario

 Cyprus

Ceylon 

 Alberta

Victoria 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Bombay

 Quebec

East Africa Protectorate 

 Tasmania

 Queensland

 

 

 

 

 

Johannesburg 

 New Brunswick

 Madras

 Gibraltar

Sierra Leone 

 

 

 

 

 

 Isle of Man

 Straits Settlements

Canada 

 Newfoundland

 South Australia

 

 

 

 

 

Hong Kong 

 The Commonwealth of Australia

In the second series published the full arms of the Commonwealth were printed.

Western Australia

The swan has changed direction from the first series printed. 

 South Australia

A change from the coat of arms to the badge that appears on the flag.

 

 

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