H804-34 Pink and Blue Trade Cards Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’

Title H804-34 Pink and Blue Trade Cards
Year 1800s
Size 3″ x 4 1/4″
Images Color
Type Trade
Number in Set

H804-34 Pink and Blue Trade Cards Overview

h804-34-pink-and-blue-trade-card-e1509160435120.jpgThis set is part of the baseball comic series of trade cards. Noted collector Frank Keetz assigned it the designation used in his book, “Baseball Advertising Trade Cards 3rd Edition.”

The cards feature color images of a boy pictured with a baseball bat. The set is known for its pink and blue coloring in the scenes.

As is the case with most trade cards, these are fragile and printed on thinner card stock. For that reason, they can be torn or ripped quite easily and damaged easier than standard baseball cards.

Many trade cards were used by numerous companies and that may be the case with this set. However, the ones I have seen to date have an ad for Poor Man’s Dyes as this one shown here does. While that product seems to be the featured one in this set, the cards do have a variety of stores printed/stamped on them that would have offered the product.

H804-34 Pink and Blue Trade Cards Checklist

The cards in the set are not captioned. Below is a checklist of the cards based on Keetz’s descriptions in his book.

  1. Boy, erect with bat, rolling up sleeves
  2. Boy with bat, falling backward, broom hitting face
  3. Boy with bat, leaning forward, hat falling off, broom to rear

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