C-Cards/T-Cards (Tobacco)

Introduction

vezinac55The C-Cards and T-Cards represent tobacco issues and are one of the most popular of the designations given by Jefferson Burdick in the American Card Catalog. C-Cards represent tobacco issues in Canada while T-Cards identify those produced in the U.S. and outside of Canada.

These were cards that were either packaged directly with tobacco products or issued separately by tobacco companies. A few, such as Sweet Caporal issues, are American cards. The bulk, however, are from Canada or in other parts of the world as hockey had a limited U.S. audience. Several were part of multi-sport issues from the United Kingdom.

In addition to the catalogued issues, a host of other pre-war hockey cards were left undefined by Burdick but are presented below.

Looking to learn more about collecting tobacco cards? Here’s an introduction of sorts that I wrote, which covers their history.

Sets

1938 Bocnal Silhouettes Ice Hockey
1938 Bocnal
Luminous Silhouettes
1932 Bulgaria Sport Tobacco Babe Ruth.jpg
1932 Bulgaria Sport
C55 38 Georges Vezina.jpg
1911-12 C55
c56ross
1910-11 C56
C57 20 Art Ross.jpg
1912-13 C57
C144 Howie Morenz.jpg
1924-25 Champ’s Cigarettes
(C144)
1928 Greiling Hockey
1926 & 1928 Greiling
Wintersport Series
ch-copy
1929 Imperial/Churchman
Sports & Games
J.A. Pattreiouex Sporting Events and Stars Hockey
1935 J.A. Pattreiouex
Sporting Events and Stars
Salem Bilder Hockey
1927-32 Jasmatzi / Josetti /
Salem World in Pictures
1936 Kosmos Olympia Hockey
1936 Kosmos Olympia
Lambert Butler Winter Sports Hockey
1914 Lambert & Butler
Winter Sports
1927 Lambert Butler World of Sport Hockey
1927 Lambert & Butler
World of Sport
Item Image
1938-39 Larus and Brother
Bruins Photos
1934-35 British Consols Hockey Cards and Deck
1934-35 MacDonald’s
British Consols Brier
002-copy-4
1909-11 Murad College (T51)
T6 Williams.jpg
1909-11 Murad College
Cabinets (T6)
1935-1936 Muratti Hockey.jpg
1935-36 Muratti Olympic Sports
Ogden Tabs Hockey
1901-02 Ogden’s Tabs
Cigarettes General Interest
1934 Orienta Cigarettes.jpg
1934 Orienta Cigarettes
Pictures of our Time
1932 Reemtsma hockey.jpg
1932 Reemtsma Cigarettes
Olympia

1936 Reemtsma Cigarettes
Olympia
1937 Senior Service Cigarettes Hockey
1937 Senior Service Winter Scenes
1934-35 Sweet Caporal Montreal Forum Photos.jpg
1934-35 Sweet Caporal
Montreal Forum Photos
SC
1910-11 Sweet Caporal
Postcards
t7_hamilton_king_card
1902-13 Turkish Trophies /
Hamilton King Girls (T7)
Bates1937 Wills British
Sporting Personalities

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