1913 Wrestling & Ju-Jitsu A Series of 25 (John Player & Sons) 17

1913 Wrestling & Ju-Jitsu: A Series of 25 (John Player & Sons)

Graeco-Roman Style
___ 1 – Usual First Grip
___ 2 – Parrying The Waist Hold
___ 3 – The Creel Hold
___ 4 – Half-Nelson With Buttock
___ 5 – Neck Twist, Half-Nelson and Heave Combined
___ 6 – The Arm Lock
Catch as Catch Can Style
___ 7 – The Halch or Head Throw
___ 8 – The Cradle Hold
___ 9 – Leg Hold and Half-Nelson
___ 10 – The Ankle Hold
___ 11 – Knee Grip
___ 12 – Half-Nelson and Foot Hold
Cumberland and Westmorland Style
___ 13 – The Hold
___ 14 – The Hank
___ 15 – The Cross Buttock
___ 16 – The Buttock
___ 17 – The Outside Stroke
Devon and Cornwall Style
___ 18 – The Hold
___ 19 – Double Lock
___ 20 – The Heave
Ju-Jitsu Style
___ 21 – Japanese Leg Lock
___ 22 – Japanese Side or Ankle Throw
___ 23 – Japanese Arm Lock
___ 24 – Japanese Head and Leg Hold
___ 25 – Japanese Cross Buttock

RELEASE INFORMATION:

– Tobacco card premium.

– Cards were issued by John Player & Sons, a branch of the Imperial Tobacco Co. (of Great Britain & Ireland), LTD.

– Cards measure approximately 1 3/8” x 2 5/8″. [Full set sample image]

– The front of the card shows an artist drawn representation of a wrestling or Ju-Jitsu hold, with both men wearing blue and red shorts and wearing whites shirts on some cards and no shirts on others, while the back of the card is numbered and contains information about each hold written in English and blue ink.

– Set was reissued in 1925 with the only difference being the information on the back is written in grey ink.

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1913 Wrestling & Ju-Jitsu: A Series of 25 (John Player & Sons)