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1911   T5   Pinkerton Cabinet


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Year(s) Published: 1911
Hobby Designation:   T5
Set Name: Pinkerton Cabinets
Card Size (inches): 4-3/4 x 7-3/4
Number of Cards in Set: ~500
Est. Value (common; VG): $350
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Set Summary
  • Distributed as premiums by Pinkerton Tobacco Company
  • Extensive cabinet set totalling some 400 known subjects
  • Several variations in cardboard backing format known
  • Player photo with card number, name, team, and league
  • Unmounted cards not uncommon; known in hobby as W530
  • Unmounted version also found w/postcard and scorecard backs

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