Tag Archives: Canadian

A history of the popular Goudey and World Wide Gum cards

Goudey and World Wide Gum dominated the 1930s baseball card scene

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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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