Edward J. Phelps, St. Louis Cardinals, National League, from the "Baseball Series" (Gold Borders) set (T205) issued by the American Tobacco Company

Issued by the American Tobacco Company

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Baseball trade cards, known by collectors as "Gold Borders", from the "Baseball Series" set (T205), issued in 1911 by the American Tobacco Company. The set represents baseball players from the National, American, and Minor Leagues. Each card advertises one of 11 cigarette or loose tobacco brands produced by the American Tobacco Company, including Hassan, Polar Bear, American Beauty, Cycle, Piedmont, Sovereign, Sweet Caporal, Honest, Broadleaf, Hindu, and Drum. There are 17 different designs employed on card versos.

Edward J. Phelps, St. Louis Cardinals, National League, from the "Baseball Series" (Gold Borders) set (T205) issued by the American Tobacco Company, Issued by the American Tobacco Company, Commercial color lithograph

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