1910-11 T3 Turkey Reds Baseball Cards
The 1910-11 T3 Turkey Reds baseball card set was produced by the American Tobacco Company. The complete set consists of 100 cards and was issued to promote the popular Turkey Red cigarette brand. The cards large "cabinet" size is their most distinguished characteristic, which is coupled with full color lithography and thick grey border. The player's name appears on the front of the card in a small yellow panel placed in the border of the card. The panel includes the player's last name, team and league designation.
The Turkey Red set includes 6 different variations to the back of the card, four of which are checklists, a blank-back variation and a variation that includes an advertisement for Turkey Red cigarettes. The Turkey Red ad had a large picture of a package of cigarettes on it.
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By Dean Hanley