Tuesday, December 27, 2011

1887 Allen & Ginter World Champions Chicago Cub Cap Anson

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This card marks the oldest and one of the most valuable card in the Summer Breeze collection

These colorful 1.5" by 2.75" cards are part of a set of 50 called "World's Champions". There are 2 sets, one issued in 1887 the other 1888.

1887 N28, Only 10 of the 50 cards in set picture baseball players.

1888 N29, Only 6 of the 50 cards in set picture baseball players.

The Allen & Ginter Tobacco Company was originally established by John Allen and Lewis Ginter in Richmond, Virginia in 1875.

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