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1930   W554   "Strip Card" Set

FRONT (Series 1; Back is Blank)
Year(s) Published: 1930
ACC Designation:   W554
Set Name: W554
Card Size (inches): 5 x 7
Number of Cards in Set: 18
Est. Value (common; VG): $24

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Set Summary
  • Eighteen-card set of oversized (5 x 7-inch) cards
  • All major stars of the period including Ruth; Gehrig
  • Action poses in each of two complete subsets
  • Series 1: reddish-brown tone; player info at bottom; heavy stock
  • Series 2: nearly b&w; no labeling at bottom; lighter stock
  • Facsimile autograph printed on lower portion of all images
  • Mostly blank-backed with some printed ad variations
  • Same poses found in R316 Kashin & other sets
  • References:
    1) Paul Griggs, "1930 W554: Engaging Action Poses Showcase Eighteen Period Superstars," Old Cardboard Magazine, Issue #18 (Winter, 2009, p. 23-27)

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