Helmar Die-Cut Chicago 1909 card #1 of 3 Gandil, etc

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  • Item Category: Sports
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 24, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House
This is hand made art by Helmar. Size is traditional for this design at about 6" x 4.5". Printed on paper stock consistent with the early 1900's, then distressed to give it that worn, well-loved look. You will feel as if you are holding a vintage card in your hands.
As usual, our opening bid is very low and t is no reserve.
The Helmar 6-up series has 55 subjects including many of your favorites. This is a unique design, you won't find it elsew Each card is very, very thick--about 1/4" each. I can assure you that die cutting this series has been a challenge! T are 4 glue processes, printing, hand working... The cards are hand made. We are planning to offer around 3-5 different cards per week from the series. They are not available in full sets.
Since each card is hand made, no two look exactly the same. This is a time consuming endeavor with the aim of sharing my love of the game, it may be two months or more before you see another one similar to this.
Perhaps you've enjoyed some of my other projects including cult favorites Helmar Big League Brew (see the back of every card, including this current offering). By the way, this Helmar beer won a Gold Medal at the 2005 World Beer Festival and has been the subject of quite a few magazine articles. We've also made Potato Chips featuring sports cards and the ongoing series
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