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Old 04-01-2008, 12:45 PM
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Default Overprint/Stamp D311 Pacific Coast Biscuit??????

Posted By: dstudeba

It is for the a ball given at the end of the 1911 Season. I will try to scan the back I have so you can see the writing better.

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Default Overprint/Stamp D311 Pacific Coast Biscuit??????

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The card looks hand-cut from a larger piece - perhaps some sort of display or multi-card promotional piece for the advertised event given to fans. The overstamp is larger than the card, and there probably was more info provided.

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Default Overprint/Stamp D311 Pacific Coast Biscuit??????

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Good points Jeff.

Dan, is your card handcut?

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Default Overprint/Stamp D311 Pacific Coast Biscuit??????

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Mine is trimmed as I believe this one is, but the stamp would have fit well on the full sized card.

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Default Overprint/Stamp D311 Pacific Coast Biscuit??????

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In 1911 when the D311 Pacific Coast Biscuit set was issued, the Portland Beavers finished 1st just 2 games ahead of the Vernon Villagers.

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Default Overprint/Stamp D311 Pacific Coast Biscuit??????

Posted By: Bob

Interesting that another was found and that the ink is blue, not red. Obviously both are trimmed which makes you wonder if they were indeed trimmed from a larger sheet which also begs the question whether the cards were trimmed prior to the stamping or the trimming occurred after the cards were stamped...

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Default Overprint/Stamp D311 Pacific Coast Biscuit??????

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I really doubt they were stamped after they were trimmed. If you look at the printing on the trimmed sides it has been cut off by the trimming. I don't see a reason why someone would trim the cards down to a smaller size than the stamp prior to stamping it.

It is my belief that normal cards were stamped instead of an advertising display. Both of the overprinted cards shown have scrapbook residue on them so they could have been collected by the same person who trimmed them down before putting them in a scrapbook.

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