1910 Anonymous Prize Fighters Set and Checklist (E78)

‘It’s In The Details’

Title Anonymous Prize Fighters (E78)
Year 1910
Size 1 1/2″ x 2 5/8″
Images Color
Type Candy and Caramel Cards
Number in Set
25

1910 Anonymous Prize Fighters Overview (E78)

E78 Sailor Burke BoxingLike the incredible E75 American Caramel set, this issue is another small but star heavy set.

Cards feature color pictures on the front with the boxer’s name at the bottom. The white borders give it a similar look to other caramel cards of the era. Most cards have only one boxer but one features two – Sam Berger and James Jeffries. Counting that card, Jeffries is the only boxer to appear twice in the set.

The set was designated as E78 in the American Card Catalog but the producer is unknown (hence the Anonymous name). However, cards are believed to be the work of a candy company. Backs of the cards have the set checklist.

The issue is headlined in particular by Jack Johnson and, to a lesser degree, James Jeffries. But many other stars exist here, too. The cards are pretty rare and tougher than some other candy issues.

1910 Anonymous Prize Fighters Checklist (E78)

  1. Abe Attell
  2. Sam Berger and Jim Jeffries
  3. Patsy Brannigan
  4. Sailor Burke
  5. Jimmy Clabby
  6. James Corbett
  7. Young Corbett
  8. Dave Deshler
  9. Young Erne
  10. Joe Gans
  11. James Jeffries
  12. Jack Johnson
  13. Al Kaufman
  14. Stanley Ketchel
  15. Frank Klaus
  16. Sam Langford
  17. Bill Lewis
  18. Harry Lewis
  19. Packey McFarland
  20. Terry McGovern
  21. Pat Moore
  22. Owen Moran
  23. Battling Nelson
  24. Jack O’Brien
  25. Kid Wolgast

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