B.D.V Cigarettes ( Reading ) 1914 League Colours Print On Silk Antique c1914

Pete Sheldon


This charming print made by the cigarette manufacturer B.D.V ( Godfrey Phillips Ltd ) who introduced B.D.V cigarettes.The name B.D.V originated from BOYD & Dibrell Virginia who were the US suppliers of their tobacco. This print depicting the 1914 league colours for Reading Football club is on a satin silk background with the player in the middle and the supporting team printed underneath , this print is in great condition and is portrayed well, apart from one tiny area above the B.D.V cigarettes logo having a slight stain ( see pictures )

Dimensions 26.5 x 19.5 cm or 10.4 x 7.6 inches
Weight  56 grams or 36,7 pennyweight