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1923-24   Nacionales Cigarettes


Year(s) Published: 1923-24
ACC Designation:   --
Set Name: Nacionales
Card Size (inches): 1-1/2 x 2-7/16
Number of Cards in Set: 40
Est. Value (common; VG): $50

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Set Summary
  • Inserts distributed by "Nacionales" brand cigarettes
  • Features 40 baseball players in a set that totals 1000 cards
  • Other cards in set include actors, nudes, bathing beauties, etc.
  • Baseball players all in group "C;" numbered C-21 through C-60
  • Fronts are "head shots" framed in circle with white background
  • Printed on glossy stock with distinctive thick black border
  • "Base Ball" title; player name and card # printed under image
  • Generic "ad" backs are printed in Spanish
  • Reference:
    1) Cesar S. Lopez, "Cuban Baseball Cards: The Golden Years 1909-1950," Old Cardboard Magazine, Issue #22 (Spring 2010), p. 17-24

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