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1943/49   R302-1/R302-2   M. P. & Co.
(R302-2 also listed in ACC as W523)

FRONT (R302-1)

BACK (R302-1)
Year(s) Published: 1943/49
Hobby Designation:   R302
Set Name: M. P. & Co.
Card Size (inches): 2-1/4 x 2-3/4
Number of Cards in Set: 24
Est. Value (common; VG): $21

Player Checklist
Card Gallery (302-1)
Card Gallery (302-2)

1943 R302 on eBay
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Set Summary
  • Produced by Michael Pressner and Co. in New York City
  • Available in 1943 and 1949; two separate and distinct sets
  • Cartoon-style color artwork with player named on card front
  • Printed in 3 strips of 8 cards each (see example below)
  • R302-1 (1943) was produced during WWII and is unnumbered
  • R302-2 (1949) numbered; uses same artwork as 1943 cards
  • R302-2 is also listed in the American Card Catalog as set W523
  • Compare set Player Checklists for details
  • Value Multiplier: 1.5 (1943 R302-1); 1 (1949 R302-2)
  • Reference:
    1) "Variation Noted in the 1949 R302-2 Bob Lemon Card," Old Cardboard eNewsletter, Issue #58 (February 2009), Item #2

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