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1914   The Youth's Companion Stamp


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Year(s) Published: 1914
Hobby Designation:   --
Set Name: Youth's Companion Mag.
Card Size (inches): 1-7/8 x 2-1/2
Number of Cards in Set: 1
Est. Value (common; VG): $125



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Set Summary
  • Multisport set issued by The Youth's Companion Magazine
  • Colorful player image is that of Rube Marquard
  • Exact same image found in 1914 Evening Sun postcard set
  • Image is sometimes misidentified as that of Babe Ruth
  • Title on front: "The Youth's Companiion, Outdoor and Indoor Sports"
  • No player labeling on front; blank gummed back
  • TYC published weekly for over 100 years (1827-1929)
  • Published by Boston-based Perry Mason Company
  • Reference:
    1) "Confusion Continues Over Century Old Stamp," Old Cardboard eMagazine, Issue #175 (September 2020), Item #2



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