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Great Britain Issues

Index to single card sets
BB
Ref.
No.
Set Name
Card
set
info.
Year
of
Issue
No. of
cards
in set
B1
British Birds (White backed cards)
#
1954
20
 
British Birds (Cream backed cards)  
20
B2
Wild Flowers Series 1
#
1955
50
B3
Out Into Space (Issued With)
#
1956
50
 
Out Into Space (Issued In)  
50
B4
Bird Portraits (With addresses)
#
1957
50
 
Bird Portraits (No addresses)  
50
B5
British Wild Life (BB & Co Ltd)
#
1958
50
  British Wild Life (BB GB Ltd)  
50
  British Wild Life (BB Tea Ltd)  
50
B6
Wild Flowers Series 2 (No Issued By)
#
1959
50
  Wild Flowers Series 2 (Issued By)  
50
B7
Freshwater Fish
#
1960
50
B8
African Wild Life
#
1961
50
B9
Tropical Birds
#
1961
50
B10
Asian Wild Life
#
1962
50
B11
British Butterflies
#
1963
50
B12
Wildlife In Danger
#
1963
50
B13
Wild Flowers Series 3
#
1964
50
B14
Butterflies of the World
#
1964
50
B15
Wild Birds in Britain
#
1965
50
B16
Transport Through the Ages
#
1966
50
B17
Trees in Britain
#
1966
50
B18
Flags & Emblems of the World
#
1967
50
B19
British Costumes
#
1968
50
B20
History of the Motor Car
#
1968
50
B21
Famous People
#
1969
50
B22
The Saga of Ships
#
1970
50
B23
The Race into Space
#
1971
50
B24
Prehistoric Animals
#
1971
50
B25
History of Aviation
#
1972
50
B26
Adventurers and Explorers
#
1973
50
B27
The Sea - Our Other World
#
1974
50
B28
Inventors and Inventions
#
1975
50
B29
Wonders of Wildlife
#
1975
50
B30
Play Better Soccer
#
1976
40
B31
Police File
#
1977
40
B32
Vanishing Wildlife
#
1978
40
B33
Olympic Greats
#
1979
40
B34
Woodland Wildlife
#
1980
40
B35
Small Wonders
#
1981
40
B36
Queen Elizabeth I - Elizabeth II
#
1983
50
B37
Features of the World
#
1984
50
B38
Incredible Creatures (Sheen Lane)
#
1985
40
  Incredible Creatures (Walton)  
40
  Incredible Creatures (P.O. Box)  
40
  Incredible Creatures (Stickers)  
40
  Incredible Creatures (Green Back - Irish)  
40
B39
30 Years of The Chimps (Plain back - thick)
#
1986
12
  30 Years of The Chimps (Plain back - thin)  
12
  30 Years of The Chimps (Tak Tik on back - thin)  
12
B40
Unexplained Mysteries of the World
#
1987
40
B41
The Language of Tea
#
1988
12
B42
Discovering Our Coast
#
1988
50
B43
The Magical World of Disney
#
1989
25
B44
A Journey Downstream
#
1990
25
B45
Dimension X Escapade
#
1991
12
B46
Olympic Challenge 1992
#
1992
40
B47
Natural Neighbours
#
1992
40
B48
The Dinosaur Trail (Postcode BB1)
#
1993
20
  The Dinosaur Trail (Postcode BB11)  
20
B49
Creatures of Legend
#
1994
24
B50
Going Wild
#
1994
40
B51
The Secret Diary of Kevin Tipps
#
1995
50
B52
40 years of Chimps television advertising
#
1996
40
B53
Pyramid Power
#
1996
45
B54
The Wonderful World of Kevin Tipps
#
1998
30
B55
International Soccer Stars
#
1998
20
B56
Oracle Cards
#
1999
19
  Survey Card
#
1999
1
  Thank You Card
#
1999
1
  Farewell to PG Tips
#
1999
3
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Index to double card sets
BB
Ref.
No.
Set Name
Card
set
info.
Year
of
Issue
No. of
cards
in set
B36
Queen Elizabeth I - Elizabeth II
#
1983
25
B37
Features of the World
#
1984
25
B38
Incredible Creatures (Sheen Lane)
#
1985
20
  Incredible Creatures (Walton)  
20
  Incredible Creatures (P.O. Box)  
20
B40
Unexplained Mysteries of the World
#
1987
20
B42
Discovering Our Coast
#
1988
25
B43
The Magical World of Disney
#
1989
25
B44
A Journey Downstream
#
1990
25
B45
Dimension X Escapade
#
1991
6
B46
Olympic Challenge 1992
#
1992
20
B47
Natural Neighbours
#
1992
20
B48
The Dinosaur Trail (Postcode BB1)
#
1993
10
  The Dinosaur Trail (Postcode BB11)  
10
B49
Creatures of Legend
#
1994
12
B50
Going Wild
#
1994
20
 
Index to reprint card sets
These are reprints of the blue back orignals and differ in that they are printed in black on the back of the cards. It is likely that some of the original black back sets were also reprinted, but is it impossible to distinguish these from the original printings.
BB
Ref.
No.
Set Name
Card
set
info.
Year
of
Issue
No. of
cards
in set
B8
African Wild Life
#
1973
50
B11
British Butterflies
#
1973
50
B19
British Costumes
#
1973
50
B21
Famous People
#
1973
50
B18
Flags & Emblems of the World
#
1973
50
B7
Freshwater Fish
#
1973
50
B22
The Saga of Ships
#
1973
50
B16
Transport Through the Ages
#
1973
50
B17
Trees in Britain
#
1973
50
B15
Wild Birds in Britain
#
1973
50
B6
Wild Flowers Series 2
#
1973
50
B12
Wildlife In Danger
#
1973
50
B20
History of the Motor Car
#
1974
50
B23
The Race into Space
#
1974
50
B9
Tropical Birds
#
1974
50
B36
Queen Elizabeth I - Elizabeth II
#
1988
50
B33
Olympic Greats
#
1988
40
B35
Small Wonders
#
1988
40
B32
Vanishing Wildlife
#
1988
40
B34
Woodland Wildlife
#
1988
40
B42
Discovering Our Coast
#
1994
50
B53
Pyramid Power
#
1998
45