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1919   M101-6   Photo Card Premiums
(aka The Sporting News or the "Felix Mendelsohn" Set)

(shown at approximate actual size)

Year(s) Published: 1919
Hobby Designation:   M101-6
Set Name: Mendelsohn Premiums
Card Size (inches): 4-1/2 x 6-1/2
Number of Cards in Set: 119
Est. Value (common; VG): $570

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Set Summary
  • Black and White Supplement issued around 1919
  • Identified in Am. Card Catalog as "Photo Card Premiums"
  • Listed as "M" card in ACC under "The Sporting News" section
  • ACC's attribution to The Sporting News later found erroneous
  • Borderless card fronts display player name, position and team
  • Copyright mark "F.M." in lower corner opposite player name
  • "F.M." attributed to Chicago publisher Felix Mendelsohn
  • Issue date may span several years ending around 1919
  • Borderless cards are relatively scarce; have blank backs

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