Cramer’s Isochromatic Photo Dry Plates Nap Lajoie

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Title Cramer’s Isochromatic Photo Dry Plates Nap Lajoie
Year 1910s
Size 3 5/8″ x 5″
Images Black and White
Type Trade
Number in Set
1

Cramer’s Isochromatic Photo Dry Plates Nap Lajoie Overview

Cramer's Isochromatic Photo Dry Plates Nap LajoieThis incredibly rare card features an advertisement for a business that specialized in photography plates.

An ad for the company, the G. Cramer Dry Plate Company, was printed on the reverse. But the main attraction for collectors was a picture of Hall of Famer Nap Lajoie on the front. Lajoie is shown with a bat in a black and white image with his name printed at the bottom in a white border.

Heritage Auctions states that the company was owned by Gustav Cramer, who arrived in the U.S. in 1959 and founded the company.

The card is mostly a mystery at this point. Not only are no other cards with different players non-existent, but more of these cards featuring Lajoie aren’t even known. For now, only one known card exists.

Cramer’s Isochromatic Photo Dry Plates Nap Lajoie Checklist

This is a standalone issue not part of a set.

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