1895 N566 Newsboy Cabinets Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’

Title N566 Newsboy Cabinets
Year 1895
Size 4 1/4″ x 6 1/2″
Images Sepia
Type 19th Century Tobacco
Number in Set
600 (14 baseball)

N566 Newsboy Cabinets Overview

N566 Newsboy Cabinet Muldoon Wrestling.jpegN566 179 Fuller.jpgThe 1895 Newsboy Cabinet cards featured baseball players among hundreds of other subjects. In all, there are more than 600 cabinets from set.

While the baseball players are the most valuable, other sports are found here, including boxing and wrestling. Some 19th Century tobacco card collectors, for example, will recognize William Muldoon in this set from the N28 Allen & Ginter issue.

Backs were blank and the fronts included the image of a player. Hall of Famer John Ward is included twice in the set of sepia-tone and black and white cabinet cards.

Card numbering in the set begins with No. 174 as it is in the middle of this incredibly large set. Each card is hand-numbered and the name is written in cursive lettering on each one. Pictures of all of the baseball players in the set can be seen here.

N566 Newsboy Cabinets Checklist

Below is a checklist of only the baseball players.

  • William Murphy
  • Amos Rusie
  • Mike Tiernan
  • Edmund Burke
  • J.J. Doyle
  • W.B. Fuller
  • Rip Van Haltren
  • Dave Foutz
  • Jouett Meekin
  • Michael Griffin
  • Dad Clark
  • Parke Wilson
  • John Ward (3/4 body shot)
  • John Ward (full body shot with bat)

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