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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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1923 Willard’s Chocolate Set (V100)

‘It’s In The Details’ Title V100 Willard’s Chocolate Year 1923 Size 2″ x 3 1/4″ Images Sepia Type Canadian Number in Set 180 1923 V100 Willard’s Chocolate Overview The 1923 V100 Willard’s Chocolate set was a massive 180-card issue. Cards were sepia tone and the set was anchored by Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth. With nearly 200 cards, this was easily

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Sports Girls Set and Checklist (N463/C190)

‘It’s In The Details’ Title N463/C190 Sports Girls Year circa 1890 Size 1 1/2″ x 2 5/8″ Images Color Type 19th Century Tobacco Number in Set 12 N463/C190 Sports Girls Overview This unique issue includes 12 cards featuring female football and cricket players. While the football cards can be considered rugby cards, as an American product after the invention of

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1925 Dominion Chocolate Athletic Stars Set (V31)

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Dominion Chocolate Athletic Stars (V31) Year 1925 Size 1 3/16″ x 2 1/4″ (without coupon) Images Black and White Type Canadian Number in Set 180 1925 Dominion Chocolate Athletic Stars (V31) Overview The 1925 V31 Dominion Chocolate Athletic Stars set and checklist includes 180 cards (two series – one with 60 cards and another with

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SC12 Canadian Miscellany Silks Set

It’s In The Details’ Title SC12 Canadian Miscellany Year c. 1910 Size 1 3/4″ x 3″ Images Color Type Silks Number in Set 100+ SC12 Canadian Miscellany Silks Overview This massive set includes small woven silks covering all sorts of topics. The exact maker and year of production is unknown, though they are sometimes said to be the work of

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