1925-27 W512 Famous People Strip Card Set and Checklist

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Title W512 Famous People Strip
Year 1925-27
Size 1 7/16″ x 2 1/4″
Images Color
Type Strip
Number in Set

W512 Famous People Strip Cards Overview


The W512 Famous People strip card set includes various athletes including baseball players, boxers, and more. Cards feature colored images with player names, teams, and card numbers in the bottom border. Backs are blank. The dates are speculative and other resources will cite different years.

Only ten of the 50 cards feature baseball players but there are many big names including the likes of Babe Ruth, Cleveland Alexander, Ty Cobb, Rogers Hornsby, and Tris Speaker, among others.

Card No. 44 featuring boxing great Gene Tunney has two variations – one mentioning him as a heavyweight and another as a light heavyweight.

Other notable names include boxer Jack Dempsey, golfer Walter Hagen, and tennis star Bill Tilden.

Cards numbered 1-10 are baseball players. Cards 11-30 are actors and actresses. Cards 31-50 are other assorted athletes.

It is also notable that this is really the first of two parts of a complete set. The set was continued with the 50-card W513 series. In all, 100 total cards are in the set.

You can see full uncut sheets of the W512 and W513 sets here.

W512 Famous People Strip Cards Checklist

  1. Dave Bancroft
  2. Grover Alexander
  3. Ty Cobb
  4. Tris Speaker
  5. Glen Wright
  6. Babe Ruth
  7. Everett Scott
  8. Frankie Frisch
  9. Rogers Hornsby
  10. Dazzy Vance
  11. Irene Rich
  12. Betty Compson
  13. Mary Philbin
  14. Mary Astor
  15. Dorothy Dalton
  16. Anna Nilsson
  17. Helene Chadwick
  18. Eva Novak
  19. Norma Talmadge
  20. Corinne Griffith
  21. Tom Mix
  22. Harold Lloyd
  23. Monte Blue
  24. Charlie Chaplin
  25. John Barrymore
  26. Jackie Coogan
  27. Lon Chaney
  28. Richard Barthelmess
  29. Thomas Meighan
  30. Douglas Fairbanks
  31. Gladys Robinson
  32. Lt. R.L. Maugham
  33. Helen Willis
  34. Jack Wardle
  35. Clarence De Mar
  36. Bill Tilden
  37. Helen Wainwright
  38. Johnny Weismuller
  39. Walter Hagen
  40. Aileen Riogin
  41. Jack Dempsey
  42. Pancho Villa
  43. Johnny Dundee
  44. Gene Tunney
  45. Mickey Walker
  46. Luis Firpo
  47. George Carpentier
  48. Benny Leonard
  49. Abe Goldstein
  50. Charlie Ledoux

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