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Identifying the Japanese Baseball Catcher in the 1932 Sanella and Astra Sets

One of the more interesting pre-war card mysteries of the 1930s centers around an unknown Japanese baseball catcher that was featured in the 1932 Astra / Sanella set. The set, if you’re unfamiliar with it, is a German production with cards being packaged with both Astra and Sanella margarine products. Paper thin and measuring approximately 2 3/4″ wide x 4

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1932 Astra / Sanella Margarine Set

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Sanella Margarine and Astra Margarine Year 1932 Size 2 3/4″ x 4 1/16″ Images Color Type Food Number in Set 112 1932 Sanella Margarine and Astra Margarine Overview While the set is mostly referred to as the Sanella issue, two companies actually distributed it – Sanella Margarine and Astra Margarine. The German manufacturers produced this

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