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Tale of the Tape: How does Allen Ginter’s N28 Set Stack Up with the N29 Release?

Let’s compare these two iconic Allen & Ginter sets

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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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1888 Allen & Ginter Set (N28)

‘It’s In The Details’ Title N28 Allen & Ginter Year 1888 Size 1 1/2″ x 2 3/4″ Images Color Type 19th Century Tobacco Number in Set 50 1888 N28 Allen & Ginter Overview The 1888 N28 Allen & Ginter cards featured  a collection of 50 champions and stars in a variety of sports, including baseball, rowing, wrestling, pugilism/boxing, rifle shooting, and

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1888 G20 Allen & Ginter World Champions Banner

‘It’s In The Details’ Title G20 Allen & Ginter World Champions Banner Year 1888 Size 16″ x 28″ Images Color Type Banners Number in Set 1 1888 G20 Allen & Ginter World Champions Banner Overview The 1888 N28 Allen & Ginter cards featured a collection of 50 champions and stars in a variety of sports, including baseball, rowing, wrestling, pugilism/boxing,

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