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1936-38   BF3   Mini Pennants


Year(s) Published: 1936-38
Hobby Designation:   BF3
Set Name: Player/Team Pennants
Card Size (inches): 2-1/2 x 4-3/8
Number of Cards in Set: var.
Est. Value (common; VG): $15



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Set Summary
  • Distributed in 1936-38 by several (mostly unknown) sponsors
  • Labeled in American Card Catalog as: "Baseball, College, Cities"
  • "Catch All" category in ACC now divided into twelve Types
  • Triangular mini-pennant format in wide variety of colors
  • Measure roughly 2-1/2 inches at spine by 4-3/8 inches long
  • Some with player name and silhoutte but some only show team
  • All are made of felt and have blank (non-printed) backs
  • References:
    1) Jim Sexton, "1936-1938 BF3 Felt Mini Pennants," Old Cardboard eMagazine, Issue #177 (March 2021), Item #3


    Type 1 (Name with silhoutte pose to left)
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    Type 2 (Name over silhoutte; team at left)
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    Type 3 (Like type 2 without silhoutte)
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    Type 4 (16 pennants from Red Ball promo)
    (previous Type 4 is combined w/Type 5)
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    Type 5 (Team nickname with graphic at left)
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    Type 6 (Team only; bar or city at spine)
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    Type 7 (Bold player name; team over bat at spine)
    (previous Type 7 is now considered Set BF4)
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    Type 8 (Player name with horiz. bat at center)
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    Type 9 (Player/1937 inside baseball; team at right)
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    Type 10 (Same as type 9; date is 1938)
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    Type 11 (Minor League & team; graphic at left)
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    Type 12 (College pennants; mostly multi-sport)
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