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Old 08-11-2009, 10:51 AM
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Default 1919 Cincinnati Reds Postcards - little help, please

I was contacted today by a prospective consignor who has 11 of the set of 24 of the 1919 Cincinnati Reds post cards. I have attached two pictures below. Also, I have attached a photo of one them that I pulled off of VCP. The VCP version shows that the front reads "Cincinnati Reds - Champions of National League 1919." On the photos of the postcards owned by our prospective consignor, the caption reads: "Cincinnati Reds - World Champion 1919." Any idea of why they do not match? Are some more rare than others (supposing there are two different varieties)?

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The SCD Big book acknowledges the two versions, and speculates that the "World Champions" type is just a second printing (makes sense). It does not differentiate the two when determining value. Here's my only one:
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It is my understanding (and experience) that National League ones are tougher.
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He has 11 of them; they look like they'd grade between 4 and 6. SGC? or PSA?
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Hi Mike,
The set was first issued after the Reds won the pennant. It was subsequently reissued after the world series, thus you have two versions. I have heard certainly claims that one issue is particularly more difficult than the other; however, as an active collector of the set, I do not share those sentiments. People often claim that the Daubert is a variation as the text is printed across the top of the card. However, every Daubert card I have seen is like this. [Anyone seen anything else like this?].

Hope that helps. If you need any more help with the set, you can contact directly.

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Mike, we did a "mini-article" on the PC799 Cincinnati Reds postcard set in Issue #39 of the Old Cardboard eNewsletter (see http://www.oldcardboard.com/eNews/20.../eNews39.htm#2). The article is also listed in the Article Index linked from the home page of the Old Cardboard website.

There is also a Set Profile, Checklist and Gallery of the complete 24-card set on the Old Cardboard website at http://www.oldcardboard.com/pc/pc799...?cardsetID=931.

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An absolutely stunning card!!!!!
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Amazing. This website is better than any encyclopedia that ever existed! Thanks to everyone who posted.
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People often claim that the Daubert is a variation as the text is printed across the top of the card. However, every Daubert card I have seen is like this.
Ted,

I think he will consign the card to us. I am pretty sure the Daubert is on the list --- stay tuned.
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No problemo MD. Shoot me an email if you need any help (blacksoxfan a/t/ cardpricer.com)

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One of the examples I have in my collection is one of my favorite cards. It's of Ray Fisher and has an "advertisement" on the back - that is actually a survey. You can see the back by clicking on the image: http://www.blacksoxfan.com/reds.php#ray

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