Keep the Ball Rolling Trade Card

‘It’s In The Details’

Title Keep the Ball Rolling Trade Card
Year Unknown
Size 3 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Images Two-Color
Type Trade
Number in Set
1

Keep the Ball Rolling Trade Card Overview

Keep the Ball Rolling Trade Card.jpgThis is a trade card promoting a novelties company.

The card serves as an advertisement for Philadelphia Novelty Advertising Company. I am unsure if it was used exclusively for them or was used by other businesses as well, as was a common practice for trade cards.

The card has a white background and is only nominally a baseball card. The company’s name and address are spread out among five baseballs on the card and a bat is displayed that reads, “Keep the Ball Rolling.”

In addition to the Philadelphia Novelty Company name, another business is promoted with a different name and address. That could have been a distributor of the novelty company’s products and that area, perhaps, was used with different distributor names and addresses.

Keep the Ball Rolling Checklist

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

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