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1912   L1   "Leathers"


FRONT (back is blank)
Year(s) Published: 1912
ACC Designation:   L1
Set Name: L1 Leathers
Card Size (inches): 10 x 12
Number of Cards in Set: 25
Est. Value (common; VG): $2100



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Set Summary
  • Issued as premiums under Helmar cigarette brand
  • Player image printed on real leather cowhide
  • Checklist same as S81 "Silks" but different numbering
  • Most images use same pose as T3 Turkey Reds
  • "Leathers" are numbered and have blank backs
  • References:
    1) Lyman Hardeman, "Ramleh vs Ramly: A 1908 Feud that Benefits Today's Collectors," Old Cardboard Magazine, Issue #4 (Summer 2005, p. 39-41)


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