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1951   Wheaties Test Issue


(shown at approximately 90 percent of actual size)

Year(s) Published: 1951
ACC Designation:   --
Set Name: Wheaties Test Issue
Card Size (inches): 5 x 7
Number of Cards in Set: 9
Est. Value (common; VG): $60
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Set Summary
  • Multi-sport set with 9 baseball subjects and 3 non-baseball
  • Believed sponsored by General Mills Wheaties brand cereal
  • Some cards based on same player image as 1952 Regular Issue
  • "Letter-sequenced" cards feature popular athletes of the day
  • Black & white (mostly portrait) poses on white-bordered card
  • Player's full name printed in white border at bottom
  • Sequence letter (A thru L) at bottom right with "A8491" prefix

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