There is a lot to like about tobacco cards, including the fact that they can serve as a ‘gateway collectible’, as contributor Tom Edwards explains
While all eyes are currently on the East Coast for the Hobby’s marquee event, The National Sports Collectors Convention, deep-pocketed collectors will look west to Seattle Aug. 18 to get their hands on a T206 Joe Doyle error card graded PSA 2.
Even before Goldin Auctions conducts its lice event at The National, the company has revealed a headliner for a September sale: a T206 Honus Wagner, known as the “Jumbo” Wagner, graded PSA 5(MC).
An overview of 19th century tobacco/cigarette packaging and related insert baseball cards shows elegant design, classic poses. Here is a complete update from a 2005 article.
Love of the Game Auctions’ latest sale is now live, with rare lots from Lou Criger’s family, fabulous game-used bats, including Gehrig, and rare cards.
The Jefferson Burdick Collection today: hard to thumb through but
slowly coming into view as collection is photographed for digital display by the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. Here’s a recent first-person account on viewing part of the collection.
The T207 set might lack imagination in all phases of card0-making and color, but here are 10 worthwhile cards to seek out from the tobacco set.
A collection of circa 1910 Turkey Red Cigarettes Tobacco Silks baseball cards will headline the sports section of the latest Philip Weiss auction, which will draw plenty of comic book collectors.
The 1888 Scrapps Tobacco were known to have originated somewhere differently than their fictional name, but the answer wasn’t clear until LOTG’s Al Crisafulli put on his Sherlock Holmes hat.
SCP Auctions has announced The Chesapeake Find of 1909-11 T206s, more than 3,500 cards in all, which includes the vaunted Honus Wagner, graded PSA 1(mk).