Tag Archives: N162 Goodwin Champions

The ‘Other’ Jack Dempsey

Jack ‘Nonpareil’ Dempsey preceded the more popular 20th century fighter – and he was pretty good

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Allen & Ginter, Kimball, and Goodwin Champions Got Their Start in 1800s

19th Century pre-war cards have been given new life again with recent issues In the 19th Century, tobacco card sets began focusing on a variety of sports. Numerous non-sports sets existed but Allen & Ginter, Kimball, and Goodwin branded cigarettes issued sets of ‘champions,’ highlighting the best of the best in various sports. Today, collectors are familiar with these types

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Breaking into Pre-War Collecting: Tobacco Cards

Been a little while since I wrote one of my ‘Breaking into Pre-War Collecting’ articles. If you missed the first two, I first covered game cards and then strip cards. Today, I wanted to tackle arguably the most popular of all pre-war cards: tobacco cards. What Are Tobacco Cards? Tobacco cards, quite simply, are what they sound like. These are

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Massive Vintage and Pre-War Football Card Collection Hall of Fame Worthy

Earlier this year, the Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomed a collection of approximately 700 football cards. The cards, collected by Dan Hunt (son of NFL owner Lamar Hunt) and Robert Casterline. The pair’s collection contains approximately 300,000 cards in all. These aren’t just your ordinary run of the mill cards. Many are rarities and among the cards are several

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