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Old 06-26-2009, 01:51 PM
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Default 5 X 3 Business Card - Doc Johnston

Anybody have any info concerning this card, date of issue and value:

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Old 06-26-2009, 01:57 PM
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I'll guess 1940's or 50's- no idea of the value.
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Old 06-26-2009, 02:01 PM
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That's Johnson's writing on the back. He died in '61, but the availability of his signature meets the limited demand.

No clue on value of this piece.
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Old 06-26-2009, 06:59 PM
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Default Reminds a wee bit of . . .

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. . . the Bobby Veach Coal Company business card that Leon shared with us a year or so ago.
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Old 06-26-2009, 07:01 PM
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Default Wheeler Johnston....

Wheeler "Doc" Johnston and his brother Jimmy were two early baseball "stars" in Chattanooga. After his major league career, Doc managed the Lookouts. Both were well-known around town and both were life-long residents of Chattanooga.
As the resident Chattanooga Lookouts nut around here, I would LOVE to find one of those cards!
Age of the card would be 40's. I would have to consult my period city directories to nail it down.

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Old 06-26-2009, 07:26 PM
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Default Veach Coal

this one is a bit larger but is advertising with ballplayers...

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