Football and Marriage Poem Postcards Set and Checklist

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Title Football and Marriage Poem Postcards
Year 1900s
Size 3 1/2″ x 5 1/2″
Images Color
Type Postcards
Number in Set
5 (?)

Football and Marriage Poem Postcards Overview

Football and Marriage PostcardFootball Girl and Marriage PostcardThese postcards featured a young woman in a green and yellow striped outfit. They are desired by sports collectors as they feature sports-themed poems and the woman is pictured with a football.

The poems generally talk about marriage but also have sports-themed elements, such as ‘kicking.’ They have a cream-colored background with a decorative border. Backs have a divided postcard area.

No details are really provided on the cards. An artist is not cited nor a publisher. They are believed to be from around the early 1900s, similar to other postcard issues, but I have not yet seen a definitive date on them.

To date, I have only seen five postcards in the set but others may exist.

Finally, these postcards are a little thinner than standard issues. They are not paper thin but the card stock is not heavy.

Football and Marriage Poem Postcards Checklist

  1. For Hubby
  2. Hold Down Your Job, Clarence
  3. Meant it the Other Way
  4. To Make the Marriage Rite Right
  5. Untitled (Youthful)

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