‘It’s In The Details’
|Title||‘My Boss Said Play Ball’ Blotter
|Size||3″ x 6″|
|Images||Black and White|
|Number in Set
‘My Boss Said Play Ball’ Overview
Ink blotters were generally rectangular cards that were popular in the days of fountain pens. They would usually be kept on desks and were used to allow people to wipe off excess ink. To properly absorb the ink, blotters are generally a little thicker and have a different texture than traditional cards.
This blotter was a comical one with no company affiliation. It shows a woman at the sporting goods department with baseball equipment stating that she needs to ‘play ball’ with her boss.
While not standard trading cards, blotters with sports figures are absolutely collectible. Because they were used to absorb extra ink, you will often find them with ink spots all over them. Ones that haven’t been covered in ink demand a premium.
Blotters were generally an advertisement for a specific product, service, or organization. Along with a picture of a sports figure or team, they usually sought to promote some type of product or business.
‘My Boss Said Play Ball’ Checklist
This is a standalone issue and not part of a set.