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1951-53   D290-1   Bread Labels
(Fischer's, Tip Top, Northland)

1951 Fischer's Bread

1952 Tip Top Bread
Year(s) Published: 1951
Hobby Designation:   D290-1
Set Name: Bread Labels
Card Size (inches): ~2-3/4 square
Number of Cards in Set: var.
Est. Value (common; VG): $110

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Set Summary
  • Distributed in "various types" by several sponsors
  • Used as end labels to seal loaves of bread
  • Sponsors include Fischer's, Tip Top and National Tea
  • All sets unnumbered with blank backs; different designs
  • Fischer's (1951) 32 cards w/player name, position, team, more
  • Tip Top (1952): 48 cards w/player name & team inside star

  • D290-1 Subsets Compared
    Fischer's Tip Top National Tea Northland

    Example Fronts
    Year of Issue 1951 1952 1952 1953
    Card Size (inches) 2-3/4 square 2-1/2 x 2-3/4 2-3/4 square 2-3/4 square
    Num. of Cards in Set 32 48 44? 32
    Cards Numbered?nononono
    Value Mult. (com.; VG)211.51.5
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    Gallery tba tba tba

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