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1922   Schapira Bros. Big Show Candy


Year(s) Published: 1922
ACC Designation:   --
Set Name: Schapira Big Show Candy
Card Size (inches): 1-7/8 x 2-3/8
Number of Cards in Set: 20?
Est. Value (common; VG): $185

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Set Summary
  • Distributed by Schapira Brothers, Inc. of New York
  • Brown-toned, borderless cards with name in white script
  • Distributed in small boxes of Schapira "Big Show" candy
  • Box followed circus animal theme and contained "Candy & Toy"
  • Candy was small hard "dots" about 3/8 inch dia.; flat on one side
  • "Toy" was either pot metal trinket or baseball or actress card
  • Scarce baseball cards are unnumbered and have blank backs
  • Reference:
    1) "Schapira Bros. Big Show Candy Cards Discovery Reported " Old Cardboard eNewsletter, Issue #20 (December 2005), Item #2

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