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Unfinished Business: A Great Find of a 19th Century Card with an Incomplete Print Job

This 1890s trade card from a recent collection purchase has an interesting print anomaly

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1936 Cafes Gilbert Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Cafes Gilbert Year 1936 Size  1 3/4″ x 2 1/4″ Images Color Type Coffee Number in Set 12 (Series III) 1936 Cafes Gilbert Overview These cards were issued by Cafes Gilbert, a coffee manufacturer based in France. An international release, they are difficult to find in the U.S. Like other international sets, many series’ made

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1927 Rich’s Sportsfolk Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Rich’s Sportsfolk Year 1927 Size Various Images Color Type Coffee Number in Set 25 1927 Rich’s Sportsfolk Set Overview This rare set is a Danish issue distributed by a coffee company/brand called Rich’s. The cards have an interesting design. Really, they are similar to a few sets, such as the N184 Kimball Champions series from

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1913 Voskamp’s Coffee Set

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Voskamp’s Coffee and Tea Year 1913 Size 2 1/4″ x 3 5/8″ Images Black and White Type Coffee Number in Set 20 Voskamp’s Coffee and Tea Overview In 1913, Voskamp’s coffee and tea products included one of 20 different baseball players as part of a local promotion in Pittsburgh. The company was Pittsburgh-based and the

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H804-38 An Accurate Barometer Trade Cards Set

‘It’s In The Details’ Title H804-38 An Accurate Barometer Trade Cards Year 1800s Size 2 3/4″ x 4 3/8″ Images Color Type Trade Number in Set 4 H804-38 An Accurate Barometer Trade Cards Overview This set is part of the baseball comic series of trade cards. Noted collector Frank Keetz assigned it the designation used in his book, “Baseball Advertising Trade

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1894 Z9 McLaughlin Coffee XXXX Paper Dolls Set

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Z9 McLaughlin Coffee XXXX Paper Dolls Year 1894 Size Varies Images Color Type Trade/Coffee Cards Number in Set 3 (Major Sports) 1894 Z9 McLaughlin Coffee XXXX Paper Dolls Overview McLaughlin Coffee produced numerous paper dolls in the 1800s. These would feature a boy or girl and also various outfits that they could wear. While most of

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