Tag Archives: 1931 W517 Strip Cards

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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1931 W517 Strip Cards and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title W517 Strip Year 1931 Size 2 7/8″ x 3 13/16″ and 1 11/16″ x 2 5/8″ Images Varies Type Strip Number in Set 54 W517 Strip Card Overview Unlike earlier strip cards from the 1910s and 1920s, the W517 set includes actual black and white images of players. Player names and teams are on the

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