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1914   Larry Semon Evening Sun Postcards


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Year(s) Published: 1914
ACC Designation:   --
Set Name: Semon "Evening Sun" PCs
Card Size (inches): 3-1/2 x 5-3/8
Number of Cards in Set: 7
Est. Value (common; VG): $360

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Set Summary
  • Seven known postcards produced in 1914 by the New York Sun
  • Six of the seven players later inducted into Hall of Fame
  • Both portrait and action drawings of mostly New York Giants
  • Player name and career data printed at bottom of card
  • Player images drawn by cartoonist Lawrence Semon
  • Semon later became a silent film superstar
  • References:
    1) Lyman Hardeman, "The Baseball Artwork of Larry Semon: A Prelude to Silent Movie Stardom" (Old Cardboard Magazine, Issue #28, p. 26-33)


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