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1907   Winthrop Moving Picture Postcards

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Year(s) Published: 1907
ACC Designation:   --
Set Name: Winthrop Moving Picture PC
Card Size (inches): 2-1/4 x 4
Number of Cards in Set: 24?
Est. Value (common; VG): $1500

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Set Summary
  • Extremely rare thumb movie postcard issued in 1906
  • Produced by Winthrop Moving Picture Company
  • Winthrop located at 419 Lafayette St., New York City
  • First known moving pictures of any Major League players
  • Predates height of the Silent Movie era by two decades
  • Among earliest cards of the 3 known MLB players in set
  • Set may include 24 cards; many likely non-sports

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    1) Lyman Hardeman, "1907 Winthrop Postcards: The Earliest Moving Pictures of Major League Players," Old Cardboard Magazine, Issue #25 (Spring 2011), p. 23

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