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Shortprints in the 1920s Maple Crispette Issues Make Set Completions Nearly Impossible

Two very tough cards in the 1920s Maple Crispette releases present significant problems for set collectors

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Canada’s Only Pre-War Tobacco Baseball Set is, um, Different

As you might expect, most of Canada’s pre-war issues focused on hockey. It’s the country’s primary sport and while there are some baseball cards packaged with other products, including food and gum, there’s only one baseball-exclusive tobacco card set. In 1912, a tobacco company took a shot at baseball. Why? Who knows. But perhaps seeing the popularity of the earlier

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