221. Monarch Catsup Batter Trade Card

‘It’s In The Details’

Title 221. Monarch Catsup Batter Trade Card
Year Unknown
Size 3 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Images Color
Type Trade
Number in Set
1

221. Monarch Catsup Batter Trade Card Overview

221 Trade CardThis was a trade card that promoted a popular ketchup brand.

The card served as an advertisement for Monarch Catsup, a food product established back in the 1850s. The picture features a baseball batter at the plate using a jumbo-sized bottle of the ketchup as a bat. Instead of a home plate, a dinner plate of beans is used.

This card was numbered separately by noted trade card collector Frank Keetz in his book, “Baseball Advertising Trade Cards, 3rd Edition.” It was a trade card he identified but did not have a printed title on it. Because of that, he catalogued it with a number instead, which is the number in the title shown here.

221. Monarch Catsup Batter Trade Card Checklist

This appears to be a standalone issue not part of a set.

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