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1939-2007   PC754   HOF "Plaque" Postcards


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Year(s) Published: 1939+
Hobby Designation:   PC754
Set Name: HOF Plaque Sets (6 sets)
Card Size (inches): 3-1/2 x 5-1/2
Number of Cards in Set: var.
Est. Value (common; VG): $3
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Set Summary
  • Cooperstown postcards featuring photos of "plaques" at HOF
  • Produced to commemorate each Hall of Fame member
  • Distributed since 1939 under several series of designs
  • Six key postcard series are compared in the table below
  • Series with yellow backgrounds still produced today
  • HOF Plaque Postcards Compared
    1939-43 PC754-1 "Sepia" 1944-52 PC754-2 "Albertype" 1953-63 PC754-3 "Artvue"

    Type 1 (Cooperstown, N.Y.)

    Type 1 (mounting holes visible)

    Type 1 (3-line caption on back)

    Type 2 (Cooperstown, New York)

    Type 2 (baseballs cover holes)

    Type 2 (4-line caption on back)

    27 cards 79? cards 94? cards
    Value Mult. = 10 5 5
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