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1911   M131   Baltimore News Newsboys Series


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Year(s) Published: 1911
ACC Designation:   M131
Set Name: Baltimore News "Newsboys"
Card Size (inches): 1-1/2 x 2-3/4
Number of Cards in Set: 30
Est. Value (common; VG): $1100



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Set Summary
  • Sponsored and distributed in 1911 by Baltimore News
  • Unnumbered cards with full checklist printed on backs
  • Obscure set offers some interesting variations
  • Same poses and checklist as E94 George Close Candy
  • Background coloring and ad on back differs from E94
  • M131 cards all have blue background on card front
  • Card backs offer $1 to first 35 boys that complete set

  • References:
    1) Old Cardboard Staff (Editor's Notebook Section), "Baltimore News 'Newsboy' Stash Uncovered," Old Cardboard Magazine, Issue #15 (Spring 2008, p. 8)


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