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    Circa 1911 Piedmont Cigarettes Baseball Advertising Fan. The tie between baseball and tobacco in the early 1900's was a strong one that used heavy advertising and marketing. Piedmont Cigarettes was the largest advertiser on the backs of the famous T206 White Borders cards. The offered cardboard fan is another Piedmont item from the same era. The obverse features a baseball face with a cigarette in its mouth that acts as the handle, and the words: "Get in the game and be a Piedmont fan!" The verso adds, "Piedmont: The Cigarette of Quality." The very tip of the cigarette is missing, but the fan is in otherwise Very Good condition.

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    May, 2015
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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