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1968-83   The Trader Speaks

Cover of Issue #1
Year(s) Published: 1968-83
Hobby Designation:   --
Set Name: The Trader Speaks
Card Size (inches): 7 x 8-1/2
Number of Cards in Set: 178
Est. Value (common; VG): $6

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Set Summary
  • Issued monthly with first issue dated November 1968
  • Published by baseball researcher Dan Dischley
  • Had run of 178 issues continuing thru August 1983
  • Contained numerous articles focused on vintage hobby
  • Mostly 7 x 8-1/2 inch format of typically 20-36 pages
  • Extensive advertising; subscriptions were $6/year
  • Reference:
    1) "Publication Profile: 'The Trader Speaks'," Old Cardboard eMagazine, Issue #172 (December 2019), Item #3
    Note: A searchable index of more than 300 vintage-baseball-card-related articles that ran in The Trader Speaks can be accessed from the Old Cardboard home page. Just follow the link to the Article Index then filter on Trader Speaks.

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