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1910   S81   Silk Premiums

(shown at approximately three-quarters actual size)
Year(s) Published: 1912
ACC Designation:   S81
Set Name: Baseball Player Silks
Card Size (inches): 7 x 9
Number of Cards in Set: 25
Est. Value (common; VG): $600
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Set Summary
  • Issued as premiums under Helmar cigarette brand
  • Player image printed on satin; often call "Silks"
  • Checklist same as L1 "Leathers" but different numbering
  • Most images use same pose as T3 Turkey Reds
  • S81 "Silks" are numbered and have blank backs
  • Reference:
    1) Lyman Hardeman, "1912 S81 Helmar Silks: A Smooth Display of 25 Players," Old Cardboard magazine, Issue #2, pp. 24-26


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