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Old 02-22-2018, 01:37 PM
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More info on McGovern:

The card arrived today. It is machine-cut, measuring exactly 1.5" across and 2.25" tall. Blank back and thick cardboard. Similar to a Mayo in thickness. I thought it was a half-tone print but under magnification it is photo-engraved, which indicates it was created some time around the turn of the 20th century. Makes sense since McGovern's career ended in 1908.
I saw this card on eBay when it came up and was interested in what it was. Do you have a photo of the Fitzsimmons you mentioned earlier by chance? Iíve never seen anything from whatever this set was before
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