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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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1888-89 N173 Old Judge Cabinets Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title N173 Old Judge Cabinets Year 1888-89 Size 4 1/4″ x 6 1/2″ Images Sepia Type 19th Century Tobacco Number in Set Unknown N173 Old Judge Cabinets Overview In 1886, Old Judge Cigarettes produced a small set (N167) that is among the scarcest pre-war card collectibles around. They followed that up with quite possibly the largest pre-war card issue ever

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