Go to the Worthridge website
Old Cardboard Website Sponsor
Home     N-Cards    D-Cards    E-Cards    F-Cards    M-Cards    R-Cards    T-Cards    W-Cards    Postcards    Pins    Game Cards    Foreign    Others    
1920s   W-unc   "Shoulderless Players"


FRONT

BACK
Year(s) Published: 1920s
ACC Designation:   --
Set Name: "Shoulderless Players"
Card Size (inches): 1-1/2 x 2-5/8
Number of Cards in Set: 11
Est. Value (common; VG): $100



Player Checklist
Card Gallery

"Shoulderless" on eBay
Google Search

(shown at approximate actual size)

Set Summary
  • Sepia-toned circa-1920s cards from unknown producer
  • Takes name from severely cropped shoulders of players
  • From "strip card" era; may be candy or ice cream cards
  • Obscure set; only one example known for each player
  • Straight but irregular cut size; possibly cut from poster
  • Actors also known to have similarly formatted cards
  • Printed on thin stock with blank backs
  • Reference:
    1) "Hornsby Card Sparks New Interest in "Shoulderless Players" Set" Old Cardboard eNewsletter, Issue #86 (June 2011), Item #4



    Home     N-Cards    D-Cards    E-Cards    F-Cards    M-Cards    R-Cards    T-Cards    W-Cards    Postcards    Pins    Game Cards    Foreign    Others    

    Copyright 2003-2013.  Suggestions, corrections and assistance from all viewers are always welcome
    and appreciated.  Please address your comments to editor@oldcardboard.com.  Thank you for visiting.