Monthly Archives: October 2010
1989 Pro Set Football William “Fridge” Perry A short printed card.
NOVEMBER 5th at Toy Tokyo Underground. Save the Date for this exciting event, and bring your cards, any cards, to show off and/or swap! Special Event Exclusive The Art Hustle Card and Raffles! Come join the fun!
1958 Bromide Photo Card and Corresponding Menko Card The Bromide (left) features Japanese hall-of-famers: Giants Manager Tetsuharu Kawakami (in kimono) and rookie phenom Shigeo Nagashima (in uniform). The image was also used to create the Menko playing card on the right.
1952 Mother’s Cookies Chuck Connors A scarce regional card issued on the West Coast a few years before Connors would become a household name as Lucas McCain in The Rifleman television series.
19th Century Hartshorn’s Shade Rollers Trade Cards In the 19th Century, companies and manufacturers created “Trade Cards” to distribute as promotional items. People would save them and put them in their scrap books. These particular cards were created by the Stewart Hartshorn Shade Roller Company, New York. Click Image to view text on backs…