T206 Collection With Mathewson, McGraw, Bender, Tinkers, Evers, Chance and more!
- December 16, 2016
- Leighton Sheldon
Many inquiries that we recieve are simple questions with people wanting to know if there's any value to cards that have been found in closets, left behind by relatives, or that have been recently purchased at flea markets. Invariably, we are asked about tobacco cards like T206's and it seems that most people think that because they're old, they must scarce or because they're old, they have to be valuable. Well, the good news is that they are valuable, but "valuable" is a relative
Vintage Attic Find From Virginia
- March 25, 2016
- Scott Alpaugh
Issued as premiums with select American Tobacco Company products from 1910 through 1911, the satin-like S74 Silks were issued in two primary styles. The "Whites" (often referred to as S74-1) were issued in both 1910 and featured a paper backing advertising one of four of the ATC's brands. These "backed" silks measured approximately 1 7/8" x 3" and are very difficult to find with the backing intact. Over the years, many of the silks have separated from their backs, but they can still