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Charles Ruffing, from the "Baseball and Football" set (R311), issued by the National Chicle Company to promote Diamond Stars Gum

Publisher:
Issued by National Chicle Gum Company, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Date:
1936
Medium:
Albumen print ("leather" finish)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/16 in. × 6 in. (20.5 × 15.3 cm)
Classifications:
Photographs, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
Burdick 324, R311.7
Not on view
Trade card premiums from the "National Chicle Premiums" series (R311), also called the "Baseball and Football" and "Diamond Stars" series. The set was issued by the National Chicle Company in 1936 to promote Diamond Stars Gum. The set was published on two different types of paper, "glossy" and "leather" (matte) finish. The glossy subset contains 28 cards and the matte set only 15.
Inscription: Printed at lower left: Charles Ruffing
[verso blank]
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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