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Wonders of the Sea Wills's Cigarettes - 1928 Reprinted 2000 - Card Collectors Society
Note: Cards are approximately 1-3/8" x 2-5/8". Thanks much to Kyle DeRoy for the original checklist!
No. Title 1 Dolphins at play, a common sight in the Mediterranean 2 The Marine Iguana, the only sea lizard in the world 3 The Elephant Seal, which inflates its trunk like a toy-balloon 4 Yellow-bellied Sea-Snake, a poisonous marine serpent dreaded by fishermen 5 The Sperm Whale, which is sometimes found in British waters 6 A Penguin Diving. A bird which walks and swims, but cannot fly 7 The Blue Angel-Fish, a resplendent inhabitant of coral reefs 8 The Development of the Elver, one of Nature's mysteries which has only recently been solved 9 A Fierasfer; the beautiful tomb of an unwelcome intruder 10 The Red Fire-Fish, an extraordinary inhabitant of tropical seas 11 The Frog-Fish, a grotesque inhabitant of the Sargasso Sea 12 The Sack-throated Whip-Tail, which frequently falls a victim to its own greed 13 The Sail-Fish, which has a fin like a boat's sail 14 The Shark Sucker, which tours the seas as a dead-head passenger 15 The Sun-Fish, one of the most grotesque of fishes 16 The Octopus, the repulsive "Devil-fish" of romance 17 The Crab, "Melia," which carries Sea-Anemones about in its claws 18 The Giant Crab of Japan, which resembles an enormous spider 19 The King Crab, a strange link with the remote past 20 The Skeleton Shrimp, a grotesque creature which lives among sea-weeds 21 The Spiny Spider Crab, which decorates itself with seaweed 22 Development of the Jelly-Fish - 1. A remarkable family history 23 Development of the Jelly-Fish - 2. A remarkable family history - continued 24 A Large Jelly-Fish, with its "nursery" of young Horse-Mackerel 25 The Argonaut, an ocean navigator which sometimes leaves its beautiful vessel 26 The Basket-Fish, a Star-Fish which climbs up coral-branches 27 The Carrier-Shell, with its protecting barricade of shells, coral, etc. 28 A Giant Sea-Anemone, which affords shelter to fishes and crabs 29 A Sea-Slug, which changes colour as its food varies 30 A Sea-Spider, a blind sea-animal 31 A Sea-Squirt, one of the most brightly-luminous of living creatures 32 Thick-spined Sea-Urchin, a well-protected inhabitant of the sea 33 Neptune's Cup Sponge, one of the largest Sponges known 34 The Pearly Nautilus, the beautiful shell of which is often seen in Museums 35 Scallops Swimming, by rapidly opening and closing their valves 36 A Star-Fish opening an Oyster. A "tug-of-war" where the odds are on the Star-fish 37 The Giant Synapta; not a worm, but a member of the Sea-Urchin family 38 The Watering-pot Shell; not a true shell, but an aftergrowth 39 The Great Barrier Reef, Australia. 1,250 miles of coral-skeletons 40 The Mushroom Coral, one of the reef-builders of tropical seas 41 The "Sea-Fan" Coral, the beautiful skeleton of a colony of marine animals 42 Sea-Pens, fern-like colonies of sea-animals 43 Sargassum Weed, the drifting seaweed of the once-dreaded Sargasso Sea 44 A Gigantic Seaweed, probably the tallest plant in the world 45 An Earthquake Wave, one of the greatest perils of the ocean 46 An Iceberg; magnificent but dangerous 47 A Natural Arch; Durdle Door, Dorset 48 Phosphorescence of the Sea; Light without heat 49 St. Elmo's Fire, formerly much dreaded by sailors 50 Waterspouts, a peril to ships in tropical seas©2001, 2002, 2003 Kyle DeRoy, Jeff Allender. Comments, updates, & corrections are welcomed!