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Five Weird Things You Didn’t Know Existed in the American Card Catalog

The American Card Catalog is likely the most important resource in the history of card collecting. Authored by Jefferson Burdick, the book gives us the classifications for most of our vintage cards today, such as T206, E90, and a host of others. If you’re unfamiliar with the book, here’s a quick breakdown. Essentially, the book categorizes cards in different classifications

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1888 G51 Duke Terrors of America Banner

‘It’s In The Details’ Title G51 Duke Terrors of America Banner Year 1888 Size 20″ x 28″ Images Color Type Banners Number in Set 1 1888 G51 Duke Terrors of America Banner Overview The 1888 N88 Duke Terrors of America set featured boys in non-sports and sports scenes. The ones featuring sports depicted the boys playing only one sport –

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1887 Kimball Champions Banner

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Kimball Champions Banner Year 1887 Size Images Color Type Banners Number in Set 1 1887 Kimball Champions Banner Overview The 1887 N184 Kimball Champions set featured a collection of signature athletes in a variety of sports. In addition to baseball, other sports included boxing, wrestling, track and field, and shooting, among others. These cards were

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1888/1889 G111 Buchner Views and Girls Banner

‘It’s In The Details’ Title G111 Buchner Views and Girls Banner Year 1888 or 1889 Size Images Color Type Banners Number in Set 1 1888/1889 G111 Buchner Views and Girls Banner Overview The 1888/1889 N285 Buchner Morning Glory Maidens set featured a collection of women in a variety of sports and non-sports capacities. These cards were packaged inside of boxes

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1889 G76 Goodwin Baseball Album Banner

‘It’s In The Details’ Title G76 Goodwin Baseball Album Banner Year 1889 Size 20″ x 28 1/2″ Images Color Type Banners Number in Set 1 1889 G76 Goodwin Baseball Album Banner Overview The 1889 A35 Goodwin Round Album includes 12 pages featuring baseball players. Some of the players have individual pictures of the players while others feature several. The album

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1889 G21 Allen & Ginter World Champions Banner

‘It’s In The Details’ Title G21 Allen & Ginter World Champions Banner Year 1889 Size 16″ x 28″ Images Color Type Banners Number in Set 1 1889 G21 Allen & Ginter World Champions Banner Overview The 1889 N29 Allen & Ginter cards featured a collection of 50 champions and stars in a variety of sports, including baseball, rowing, wrestling, pugilism/boxing,

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