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1948   R714-27   Topps Magic Photos


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Year(s) Published: 1948
ACC Designation:   R714-27
Set Name: Topps Magic Photos
Card Size (inches): 7/8 x 1-1/2
Number of Cards in Set: 20
Est. Value (common; VG): $22



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Set Summary
  • Regarded by collectors as the first issue of Topps Gum Co.
  • Image on card front answers question posed on card back
  • Photo on card front "appeared" when developed in light
  • Set also includes cards for hundreds of non-baseball subjects
  • Reference:
    David Hornish, "Topps' 1st Decade of Baseball Cards--Part II: Novelty & Test Issues of the 1950s" (Old Cardboard magazine, Issue #13, Fall 2007, p. 23-29)


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