Saturday, April 14, 2012

1934 (Silver Border) Diamond Matchbooks Cubs team set



In 1934 Diamond Match Co. of N.Y.C. release a set of matchbooks that featured 200 players, in 4 different background colors (red,blue,green and orange) for a total of 800 different covers.

The front of the matchbook has a black and white player photo surrounded by a silver border. The player's name and team appear above the photo on the saddle of the matchbook.

This set features plenty of cub players 24 to be exact so thats a total of 96 covers.
Charlie Grimm and Woody English are shown in two different poses. Players are listed in alphabetical order.

Chicago Cubs Checklist

Player
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #22 Guy Bush
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #23 Dolph Camilli
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #38 Kiki Cuyler
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #50 Woody English
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #51 Woody English
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #63 Augie Galan
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #73 Charlie Grimm
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #74 Charlie Grimm
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #77 Stan Hack
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #88 Gabby Hartnett
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #90 Babe Herman
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #91 Billy Herman
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #98 Roy Joiner
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #101 Billy Jurges
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #104 Chuck Klein
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #113 Bill Lee
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #122 Pat Malone
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #140 Lynn Nelson
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #156 Charlie Root
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #168 George Stainback
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #171 Riggs Stephenson
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #178 Benny Tate
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #181 Bud Tinning
1934 Diamond Match Co. Silver Border #192 Lon Warnecke

As you can see I have long way to go in finishing off this collection. Later on this week I will show the 1936 U3-2 collection of the Diamond Matchbooks which show cases 21 great cub players in 3 different colors

3 comments:

  1. Mike,
    Great site. I was wondering if I could copy an image from your site? 1941 Playball #1/2 Larry French and Vance Page...
    let me know.
    thanks.
    mco
    chicagocubscards.com

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