F-Cards (Food) / J-Cards (Soda) / K-Cards (Coffee)


Percy Alliss Golf 1932 Sanella.jpgF-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.

Several issues are not traditional cards, either. The Dixie Lids baseball cards, for example, are actually the lids/tops of ice cream products. The Kellogg’s Pep Stamps are miniature, perforated pictures. The Wheaties Panels are actually the oversized pictures on old Wheaties boxes. Despite that, many of these products have become collectible over the years.

F-Cards come in all shapes and sizes. One unique issue is the 1932 Astra/Sanella set, which was a German multi-sport issue. It covers numerous sports, is larger in size than most issues, and was printed on thin stock for two brands of margarine.

Some beverages held a separate designation in the American Card Catalog. Others in this section include J-Cards (Soda) and K-Cards (Coffee) as well as any other types of beverage items not elsewhere classified.

Listed below are pre-war food, soda, and coffee cards that include golf cards.


1936 Allens Sports and Flags of Nations
1936 Allen’s Sports and
Flags of Nations
1893 K4 Arbuckle Tennis
1893 Arbuckles Coffee
Sports & Pastimes (K4)
Percy Alliss Golf 1932 Sanella
1932 Astra Margarine

Humorous Sporting Series
F273 Kellogg Pep Stamps
1937 Kellogg’s Pep
Sports Stamps (F273)
1936 Nestle Sport Stamps Tennis
1930s Nestle
Sports Series Stamps

1928 Oxo
Mystery Painting Pictures
Piel Beer Coaster
1939 Piel’s Beer Coasters
Percy Alliss Golf 1932 Sanella
1932 Sanella Margarine
1935-41 Wheaties Panels

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