Tag Archives: Cy Young

A Look Back at the Cards of Cy Young

Cy Young’s contemporary cards span a total of nearly 20 years

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Rare Pifer & Becker Cabinets Linking to 1893 Just So Tobacco Cards on the Auction Block

SCP Auctions’ spring auction is underway with a number of intriguing items. Chief among them is a set of rare cabinet cards featuring players from the Cleveland Spiders. As I wrote recently at Sports Collectors Daily, the cabinets are from the collection of Jake Virtue. Virtue was a former player in the late 1800s and played for the Cleveland Spiders

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1909-10 C.A. Briggs (E97) Set

‘It’s In The Details’ Title C.A. Briggs (E97) Year 1909-10 Size 1 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ Images Color Type Candy/Caramel Number in Set 37 1909-10 C.A. Briggs (E97) Overview The 1909-10 E97 C.A. Briggs (full company name was actually the C.A. Briggs Lozenge Makers) set is one of the rarer E-Card issues. Despite having a small amount of cards, completing

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1893 Just So Tobacco Set

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Just So Tobacco Year 1893 Size 2 1/2″ x 3 7/8″ Images Sepia Type 19th Century Tobacco Number in Set 16 Just So Tobacco Overview The 1893 Just So Tobacco card set is one of the rarer issues of the 1800s. Cards were distributed (one per package) of Just So Tobacco products. Picturing only players

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