Tag Archives: Silks

Five Easy Steps to Collecting Pre-War Cards

Want to begin a pre-war card collection? Start here.

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1888 Stevengraph Silks Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Stevengraph Silks Year 1888 Size 5 1/4″ x 7″ Images Colored Type Silks Number in Set 4 1888 Stevengraph Silks Overview These rare collectibles were silks produced in the late 1880s. The silks are actually inset into a cardboard backing to create a cabinet card. 1888 is the year most commonly ascribed to this set

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SC12 Canadian Miscellany Silks Set

It’s In The Details’ Title SC12 Canadian Miscellany Year c. 1910 Size 1 3/4″ x 3″ Images Color Type Silks Number in Set 100+ SC12 Canadian Miscellany Silks Overview This massive set includes small woven silks covering all sorts of topics. The exact maker and year of production is unknown, though they are sometimes said to be the work of

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1909-10 S74 Silks Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title S74 Silks Year 1909-10 Size Varies Images Single Ink Color Type Silks Number in Set 212 S74 Silks Overview American Tobacco Company brands produced two silk sets in 1909 and 1910, designated as S74 in the American Card Catalog. Those brands included Helmar, Old Mill, Red Sun, and Turkey Red. As with their other products,

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1912 S81 Silk Premiums Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title S81 Year 1912 Size 7″ x 9″ Images Color Type Silks Number in Set 25 S81 Silks Overview The S81 Silk Premiums included a variety of subjects, including 25 baseball players. While the silks are commonly believed to be 7″ x 9″, smaller sizes have been known to exist that may not have been trimmed.

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