1886-87 Red Stocking Cigar Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’

Title Red Stocking Cigar
Year 1886-87
Size 3 3/4″ x 6 1/2″
Images Red and Black Ink
Type 19h Century Tobacco
Number in Set

Red Stocking Cigar Set Overview

1887 Red Stocking Cigar Card Radbourn.jpg

The 1886-1887 Red Stocking Cigar card set is an uncatalogued tobacco issue not mentioned in the American Card Catalog.

These rare cards include a Boston player on the front along with an advertisement to smoke Red Stocking Cigars. Backs of the unique cards included a schedule for the team.

The entire card was printed in only red or black ink against a cream colored background. Consumers were reminded on both sides of the card to ask their dealer for the Red Stocking cigars.

Red Stocking Cigar Checklist

  1. Charlie Buffinton
  2. John Morrill
  3. Old Hoss Radbourn

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