Tag Archives: N184 Kimball 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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1887 Kimball Champions Set (N184)

‘It’s In The Details’ Title N184 Kimball Champions Year 1887 Size 1 1/2″ x 2 5/8″ Images Color Type 19th Century Tobacco Number in Set 50 N184 Kimball Champions Overview The 1887 N184 Kimball Champions set was a typical 19th Century tobacco card release. Similar to the popular N28 and N29 Allen & Ginter sets and the N162 Goodwin Champions set, it included

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1887 Kimball Champions Banner

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Kimball Champions Banner Year 1887 Size Images Color Type Banners Number in Set 1 1887 Kimball Champions Banner Overview The 1887 N184 Kimball Champions set featured a collection of signature athletes in a variety of sports. In addition to baseball, other sports included boxing, wrestling, track and field, and shooting, among others. These cards were

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1887 A42 Kimball Album Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title A42 Kimball Champions Album (N184 supplement) Year 1887 Size 5 3/4″ x 7 3/8″ Images Color Type Album Number in Set 50 (album cut cards) A42 Kimball Champions Album Overview The 1887 N184 Kimball Champions set was a typical 19th Century tobacco card release. Similar to the popular N28 and N29 Allen & Ginter sets

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