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1921 / 22   E121   Series of 80 / Series of 120

Series of 80

Series of 120
Year(s) Published: 1921-22
Hobby Designation:   E121
Set Name: Am. Car.--Series of 80/120
Card Size (inches): 2 x 3-3/16
Number of Cards in Set: var.
Est. Value (common; VG): $60

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Set Summary
  • Distributed primarily by the American Caramel Company
  • Unnumbered set with various other sponsors printed on backs
  • Black-and-white player photo with white border
  • E121 divided into two different subsets (Series of 80, 120)
  • Series of 80 (1921), then Series of 120 following year (1922)
  • Yes, "Series of 80" contains 121 separate cards (player poses)
  • Yes, "Series of 120" contains 126 separate cards (player poses)
  • See "Sub-Series Compared" below for details on both series
  • E121 Group includes backs of many different sponsors
  • E121 American Caramel Sub-Series Compared
    Example Card Backs
    Subset NameSeries of 80Series of 120
    Year of Issue19211922
    # Cards in Set121126
    Value Prem. Multiplier11

    1) Rhett Yeakley, "1920-22 E121 and Related Sets: Many of the Mysteries Unraveled" (Old Cardboard Magazine, Issue #26, Fall 2011, pp. 29-36)
    2) "E121 (W575-1) Card Group Back Variations," Old Cardboard eNewsletter, Issue #103 (December 2012), Item #2

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