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1934   D382   Tarzan Bread


Year(s) Published: 1934
Hobby Designation:   D382
Set Name: Tarzan Bread
Card Size (inches): 2-3/16 x 3-1/4
Number of Cards in Set: 36+
Est. Value (common; VG): $1900

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Set Summary
  • Produced by Consolidated Bakeries, Inc. of Detroit, MI
  • Borderless unnumbered cards show only player name on front
  • Most known examples can be traced to the Detroit area
  • Considered by some as the scarcest set of the 1930's
  • Backs printed with player bio and Tarzan "thoro Bread" logo
  • Rare variations known with red "Trophy" panel affixed to back
  • References:
    1) Lyman Hardeman, "Newspaper Ads Pinpoint Origins of 1934 D382 Tarzan Bread Cards," Old Cardboard Magazine, Issue #22, Spring 2010, p. 26
    2) "Munns Added to D382 Checklist," Old Cardboard Magazine (Editor's Notebook), Issue #25, Spring 2011, p. 8
    3) "Tarzan Bread Checklist Continues Expansion," Old Cardboard Magazine (Editor's Notebook), Issue #28, Fall 2012, p. 8

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