Tag Archives: N29 Allen & Ginter

Sophomore Slump: Cutbacks were Common in Second Years of Popular Card Series’

Follow-up sports card series’ were often not printed with the same intensity as the inaugural sets

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

1889 G21 Allen & Ginter World Champions Banner

‘It’s In The Details’ Title G21 Allen & Ginter World Champions Banner Year 1889 Size 16″ x 28″ Images Color Type Banners Number in Set 1 1889 G21 Allen & Ginter World Champions Banner Overview The 1889 N29 Allen & Ginter cards featured a collection of 50 champions and stars in a variety of sports, including baseball, rowing, wrestling, pugilism/boxing,

Read more
« Older Entries