Skip to product information
1 of 20

Tom & Jerrys Militaria and Collectables

Brooke Bond British Costume Collecting Cards

Brooke Bond British Costume Collecting Cards

Regular price £0.50 GBP
Regular price Sale price £0.50 GBP
Sale Coming Soon
Shipping calculated at checkout.
• In Stock For Immediate Dispatch
Single Cards
Payment Methods:

Product Condition

Shipping & Returns



All orders are subject to a delivery, packing & handling charge. The correct charges will be automatically calculated via our Shopping basket ordering system and are based on the total weight of your order, your location, and our normal method of despatch. Please be aware that we reserve the right to alter any miscalculation, plus or minus, and you will be notified prior to shipping of any changes.

 When  shipping items, we use the UK Royal Mail, EVRI, DPD and Parcel Force in the event of a parcel arriving with contents damaged ALL the packaging must be kept for inspection by the delivering shipping contractor whoever that contractor is, failure to adhere to this WILL result in ANY claim being denied.


We do ship internationally and will always use a Tracked and Signed for service. We strive to use the best and most economical shipping services available 

All shipping, insurance and import charges will be borne by the customer.

All lots are shipped at the buyers risk no compensation will be offered for items lost or broken in transit. Alternatively you can pay for your own courier.

View full details

Product Description

The Brooke Bond British Costume Collecting Cards hold a special place in the realm of collectibles, offering a delightful journey through the history of British fashion and cultural heritage. Produced by Brooke Bond, a well-known tea company, these cards likely originated in the mid-20th century, possibly during the 1950s or 1960s.

The history of the British Costume Collecting Cards likely stems from a tradition of including collectible cards as promotional items in tea packages. Brooke Bond, like many other companies of its time, likely sought to attract customers by offering these charming cards, which doubled as educational tools and entertainment for families.

The contents of the cards likely span centuries of British fashion, showcasing the evolution of clothing styles, accessories, and cultural influences from various regions and time periods across the British Isles. Each card probably features colorful illustrations or photographs depicting different costumes worn by individuals from different walks of life, ranging from peasants to nobility.

These cards likely served multiple purposes. On one hand, they functioned as marketing tools, incentivizing consumers to purchase Brooke Bond tea in order to collect and complete the entire set. On the other hand, they served an educational role, offering insight into the rich tapestry of British history and culture through the lens of fashion and clothing.

Over the years, the Brooke Bond British Costume Collecting Cards likely became cherished memorabilia for collectors and enthusiasts of British history and fashion. Today, they stand as nostalgic reminders of a bygone era and continue to evoke a sense of curiosity and appreciation for the traditions and heritage of the British Isles.