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Is the Underappreciated 1901-02 Ogden’s Tabs General Interest Set King of the 20th Century?

This UK tobacco set is among the best of the pre-war era

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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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1936 Donat Indiana-Sport Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Donat Indiana-Sport Year 1936 Size 2 3/8″ x 3″ Images Black and White / Blue Tint Type Gum and Candy Cards Number in Set 100 1936 Donat Indiana-Sport-Avion Overview The 1936 Donat Indiana-Sport set is a multi-sport release from France. Most fronts of the card feature a black and white image with the ‘Indiana-Sport’ name

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1932 Monopol Sportphotos Set and Checklist

‘It’s In The Details’ Title Monopol Sportphotos Year 1932 Size 1 9/16″ x 2 5/16″ Images Sepia Type Tobacco Number in Set 720 1932 Monopol Sportphotos Overview This was a massive set of small sports cards produced by Monopol, a German cigarette company. The cards were packed inside of all of the company’s brand products, as indicated on the backs.

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