Tag Archives: Soccer

When a White Whale Shows Up and Panic Hits

I panicked about a rare soccer card until the mailman delivered it into my fat, greedy hands

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Studying the Two Types of Cloetta Ross Cards

A rare candy set has two different types, causing confusion among collectors The 1930s Cloetta Ross cards are an interesting series. This was a large multi-sport candy set believed to be produced out of Sweden. The exact year of distribution is a bit muddied but they are typically called either a 1930 set or a 1930s issue. Many big names

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Pre-War Rookie Cards Often Difficult to Determine

Finding the first cards of early athletes can prove challenging Lots of collectors consider themselves to be rookie card enthusiasts. The idea of finding a player’s first card is often a lot of fun. Collecting rookie cards of modern players isn’t too hard. The biggest ‘problem’ is that rookie cards of baseball players these days usually come out long before

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1930s Cloetta / Cloetta Ross Sets

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Cloetta / Cloetta Ross Year 1930s Size 1 1/16″ x 1 15/16″ Images Black and White Type Gum/Candy Number in Set 172 (?) in each set 1930s Cloetta / Cloetta Ross Set Overview These sets are releases from a Swedish candy company sometime around 1930. Dating seems to be somewhat up in the air. PSA

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