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1949   Jimmy Fund Braves Diecuts


(shown at approximately two-thirds actual size)

Year(s) Published: 1949
Hobby Designation:   --
Set Name: Jimmy Fund Braves Diecuts
Card Size (inches): ~8 x 11
Number of Cards in Set: 25
Est. Value (common; VG): $180

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Set Summary
  • Part of 1949 Boston Braves team support for Jimmy Fund
  • Jimmy Fund was (still is) charity for childrens cancer research
  • Stand-up die-cut counter display used with boxes for contributions
  • Sepia-toned player images with large baseball in background
  • All players are shown in full-body action poses
  • Coaches Jimmy Brown and Billy Southworth (Sr.) are portraits
  • "Thank You! in behalf of 'Jimmy'" printed over baseball
  • Facsimile autograph also printed over baseball backdrop
  • Attached fold-out easel on back facilitated free-standing card
  • Note on back suggests card goes to largest contributor
  • References:
    1) "Featured Set: 1949 Jimmy Fund Die Cut Boston Braves," Old Cardboard eMagazine, Issue #169 (March 2019), Item #2

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