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1917 Youth’s Companion Stamp – Babe Ruth or Rube Marquard?

Some of the great mysteries of pre-war card issues is linking unidentified pictures of players with actual players of the era. When able to establish a credible link of a player to an issue depicting an unknown player, that generally increases the collectability and the value. Consider, for example, the relatively recent discovery that the highly desired Joe Jackson is

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1917 Youth’s Companion Stamps Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Youth’s Companion Stamps Year 1917 Size 1 3/4″ x 2 1/2″ Images Color Type Stamps Number in Set Unknown 1917 Youth’s Companion Stamps Overview The 1917 Youth’s Companion Stamps set originated from the publication with the same name. Youth’s Companion was a Boston-based children’s magazine that spanned from 1827 from 1929 until merging with The

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