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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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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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1868-70 Peck and Snyder Trade Cards

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Peck and Snyder Year 1868-70 Size Various Images Sepia/Black and White Type Trade Card Number in Set N/A Peck and Snyder Trade Cards Overview At the time of printing, Peck and Snyder hardly had an idea of the significance of the issues they created. Peck and Snyder trade cards are considered to be the earliest

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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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