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Are These 1919 Strip Cards Honus Wagner, Shoeless Joe Jackson, and Hughie Jennings Issues?

At least three Hall of Famers may reside in a somewhat common strip card set A lot has changed over the years, right? Well, some things haven’t. The idea of putting pictures of baseball players onto cards is something that’s been around for a very long time as the earliest cards date to more than 150 years ago. But just

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Breaking into Pre-War Collecting: Strip Cards

The next installment of my series of helping collectors get started with pre-war cards. The first one tackled game cards and another affordable option are strip cards. Overview Strip cards were generally given with purchases or sold by retailers. Hence the name, they often (but not always) came in a long strip where merchants could cut or rip off a

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