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1952  F272-3  Wheaties Regular Issue


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Year(s) Published: 1952
ACC Designation:   F272-3
Set Name: Wheaties
Card Size (inches): 2 x 2-3/4
Number of Cards in Set: 20
Est. Value (common; VG): $8



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Set Summary
  • Hand cut from Wheaties cereal boxes in 1952
  • Designated as set F272-3 in American Card Catalog
  • Dark blue print with orange background and wide border
  • 60-card set includes 30 subjects with two poses each
  • Set includes both baseball (20 cards) & non-baseball (40 cards)
  • Player name, position and team printed in bottom border
  • Blank backed cards; unauthorized reprints widely distributed
  • References:
    1) "Set Profile: 1951 Wheaties 'Test Issue' ," Old Cardboard eNewsletter, Issue #160 (August 2017), Item #2


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