Tag Archives: N172 Old Judge

It’s the Dog, Stupid — Art Whitney N172 Old Judge Card Popular for a Canine

This card’s prices have been driven up by the inclusion of a dog

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Top Five (okay, Six) Pre-War Cards of All Time

I recently had the chance to discuss pre-war cards for an interview with the fine folks over at Collection Connections. One of the questions was an intriguing one asking for my pick for the top five pre-war cards of all time. Those sorts of things are always tricky because the answer can change given certain parameters. Top five most expensive

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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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1886 Old Judge Set (N167)

‘It’s In The Details’ Title N167 Old Judge Year 1886 Size 1 1/2″ x 2 5/8″ (Type 1) and 1 1/2″ x 2 5/8″ (Type 2) Images Black and White Type 19th Century Tobacco Number in Set 16 (baseball and boxing) N167 Old Judge Overview While the N172 Old Judge set is by far more common and known among collectors, its

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1886-90 Old Judge Set (N172)

‘It’s In The Details’ Title N172 Old Judge Year 1886-90 Size 1 7/16″ x 2 1/2″ Images Sepia Type 19th Century Tobacco Number in Set Unknown N172 Old Judge Overview In 1886, Old Judge Cigarettes produced a small set (N167) that is among the scarcest pre-war card collectibles around featuring baseball players, boxers, and women. They followed that up with the

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