Tag Archives: Chicago Cubs

Solving a 1938 Sawyer Biscuit Cabinet Mystery and Adding One to the Checklist

1938 Sawyer Biscuit Cabinets Overview The 1938 Sawyer Biscuit Cabinet set was a unique set of photographs distributed by the Sawyer Biscuit Company. You can read more about them here but, essentially, they were black and white/sepia style photographs inside of a makeshift frame. In exchange for a coupon from the company’s Sawyer Butter Cookies set and ten cents, a

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1907-1909 PC765 Dietsche Postcard Set Highlights Tigers, Cubs

‘It’s In The Details’ Title PC765 Dietsche Postcards Year 1907-09 Size 3 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ Images Black and White Type Postcards Number in Set 58 Overview Produced from 1907-1909, the PC765 Dietsche Postcard set is one of the earliest postcard issues around. The set actually includes four different subsets. Three include players from the Detroit Tigers while a fourth

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1910-12 Plow Boy Tobacco Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Plow Boy Tobacco Year 1910-12 Size 5 3/4″ x 8″ Images Black and White Type Tobacco Number in Set 49 Plow Boy Tobacco Overview The Plow Boy Tobacco cards are not designated in the American Card Catalog. At nearly 6″ x 8″, these are larger photo/cabinet style cards. Fronts include black and white images of

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1935 Buckley, Dement, and Company Blotter

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Buckley, Dement, and Company Blotter Year 1935 Size 4″ x 9″ Images Color (Purple Ink) Type Trade Number in Set  1 1935 Buckley, Dement, and Company Blotter Overview Ink blotters were generally rectangular cards that were popular in the days of fountain pens. They would usually be kept on desks and were used to allow

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1935 and 1936 Hamlins Saf-T-Shav Chicago Cubs and White Sox Premium Photos Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Hamlins Saf-T-Shav Cubs and White Sox Photo Premiums Year 1935 and 1936 Size 8″ x 10″ Images Black and White Type Miscellaneous Number in Set 4 1935 and 1936 Hamlins Saf-T-Shav Chicago Cubs and White Sox Premium Photos Overview In 1935 and 1936, Hamlins Wizard Oil Company created a pair of photograph premiums for its

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