The Empire to Commonwealth Project

De Reszke Cigarettes - British Chivalry & Valour

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 in this collection are from the New York Picture Library






 Victoria Cross

Order of the Garter 

 Order of the Thistle

 Order of St. Patrick

 Order of the Bath






 Order of Merit


Order of the Star of India 


 Order of St. Michael

and St. George

Order of the Indian Empire 


 Royal Victorian Order







 Order of the British Empire

Order of the Companions of Honour 

 Distinguished Service Order

Imperial Service Order 

Order of St. John of Jerusalem 






 Albert Medal

Distringuished Service Cross 

Conspicuous Gallantry Medal 

Distinguished Service Medal 

Military Cross 






 Distinguished Conduct Medal

 Military Medal

Distinguished Flying Cross 

Air Force Cross 

Distinguished Flying Medal 

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