Advertising sometimes took on a comic flavor in the 19th century as some Masters Gargling Oil trade cards prove.
19th century baseball cards
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A collector is pushing Hall of Fame consideration for hometown hero Ross Barnes but to collectors of his memorabilia, Ross Barnes seems already there.April 10, 2015 By
It’s one-of-a-kind and so is the story behind a rare 19th century baseball card discovered last year.October 6, 2014 By
Some are rather standard; others show a 19th century sense of humor. Victorian era trade cards, scraps and die-cuts pose a fun challenge for collectors.July 30, 2014 By
A look at some Cleveland Spiders 1893 Pifer & Becker cabinet photos that once belonged to Hall of Fame pitcher Cy Young set to be sold at auction.June 9, 2014 By
Some 19th century cards revealed at the New York City Public Library Monday include some that haven’t been cataloged before.May 29, 2014 By
A collection of rare 19th century N300 cards is being broken up starting this weekend.April 25, 2014 By
There are a variety of so-called Old Judge Cabinet ‘Proofs’ and other Old Judge photo displays directly or indirectly related to the popular 1880s N172 and N173 Old Judge baseball cards.April 13, 2014 By
Don’t buy until you know: A guide to authenticating and counterfeit-detecting popular 19th century baseball cards.February 18, 2014 By
An 1889 Police Gazette cabinet card of Hall of Famer John Montgomery Ward, still in the original mailing envelope, will be sold by Robert Edward Auctions after residing in the same family for 125 years.September 17, 2013 By
The 1894 Alpha Engraving Baltimore Orioles baseball cards are among the rarest ever and valuable enough that one collector turned the only known set into a beautiful new house.February 6, 2013 By
A small Maine auction house has sold an 1865 Brooklyn Atlantics baseball card for a record price after it was found by an antique picker.