1910-11 T3 Turkey Red Baseball Cards
The Turkey Red Set, also known as T3 and T9, was produced in 1910 and 1911 by the American Tobacco Co. to promote the Turkey Red cigarette brand. The Turkey Red set consists of 100 cards, or cabinets, measure a whopping 5 3/4" x 8"and contain a full color lithograph, surrounded by a thick grey border. A yellow tag includes the player's last name, team and league designation.
The Turkey Red cabinets featuring baseball players have the ACC# of T3. Cards #51 to #76 feature boxers, and have the ACC# of T9. The Turkey Red cards have a possible 6 different variations on the back, four different checklists, a blank-back, an Turkey Red ad.
By Dean Hanley
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