F-Cards/FC-Cards (Food)

Introduction

24CIC 03 Wally FridfinsonF-Cards and FC-Cards represent issues from various food companies. These are mostly later issues that came out after companies discovered the fascination of collectors with candy and tobacco products. F-Cards represent American food issues while FC-Cards, where the majority of hockey cards were at that time, represent Canadian cards.

Several issues are not traditional cards, either. The Wheaties Panels, for example, are actually the oversized pictures on old Wheaties boxes. Despite that, many of these products have become collectible over the years.

These cards come in all shapes and sizes. Some are standard size cards and others, such as the 1930s Campbell’s Soup Bridge Tallies (which included a hockey card) were a bit more unique and shaped like a bookmark.

Below are a list of known pre-war food-related hockey issues.

Sets

1936 Allens Sports and Flags of Nations
1936 Allen’s Sports and Flags
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1932 Astra Margarine

1934-44 Beehive Photos (FC6)
Campbell's Soup Bridge Tallies - Hockey Player (1930s)
1930 Campbell’s Soup
Bridge Tallies
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1935-40 Canada Starch
Crown Brand Photos (FC7)
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1924-25 Crescent Ice Cream
Falcon-Tigers (FC24)
1923-24 Crescent Ice Cream
Selkirks (FC24)
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1924-25 Crescent Ice Cream
Selkirks (FC24)
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1924-25 Holland Creameries
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1932-33 O’Keefe’s
Maple Leafs Coasters
Palmin Pflanzenbutter
Moderne Sports
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1938-39 Quaker Oats Photos

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