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1948   Kellogg's Corn Flakes Cuban Postcards


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Year(s) Published: 1948
Hobby Designation:   --
Set Name: Kellogg's Corn Flakes
Card Size (inches): 3-1/2 x 5-1/2
Number of Cards in Set: 10
Est. Value (common; VG): $270

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Set Summary
  • Little known series issued in 1948 in Cuba by Kelloggs
  • Sepia-colored fronts feature portraits inside narrow white border
  • Attractive "real photo postcard" format with ad at lower left
  • Player's full name printed in script-like letters near bottom
  • Promotional ad reads "Cortesia de Kellogg's Corn Flakes"
  • Backs printed with a very lightly printed postcard template
  • All players from short-lived Cuban Players League (1947-1948)
  • Reference:
    1) Cesar S. Lopez, "Cuban Baseball Cards: The Golden Years 1909-1950," Old Cardboard Magazine, Issue #22 (Spring 2010), p. 17-24
    2) "1948 Kellogg's Postcard Checklist Expands," Old Cardboard Magazine (Editor's Notebook), Issue #30 (Fall 2013), p. 8

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