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Roland 49 04-23-2021 02:05 PM

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This collection of postcards of the 4 teams is quite extensive, behind it is blank, does any of the thread know the name of the collection?

Roland 49 04-24-2021 11:46 AM

3 days ago I received an email and they asked me how many Coca Cola cards were in the collection, I then asked, because there are several things of that brand in Cuban baseball, so he sent me a Havana card, then I posted one on the thread. card and yesterday a group of several, with the intention that some of you will answer the question, but I see that none have answered, I think it is because they do not know or because nobody is interested in this topic, many years ago I got the family of a seller of the brand a lot with these cards in their original envelopes sealed with the cards inside and previously a card from a sample book, which on the back, by mechanical means, the brand of the factory appeared printed, I plan to reply with photos to the persian who asked me, to your email, but if it is of interest to some of this thread, and they ask me, then I publish it here,

Roland 49 04-24-2021 06:34 PM

Richard, many years ago on ebay these cards were sold as if they were Coca Cola, I do not know who with a great ignorance invented this, a few days ago I connected and saw those cards for sale as Coca Cola, it is a serious error, inside I'm going to show his real name for a while, now they called me and I have to go out

Roland 49 04-24-2021 09:09 PM

Sol de Oro 1949
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Richard, I'm back, those cards belong to the collection "Sol de Oro" 1949, at the beginning of 2000, I bought a group inside its original label, sealed, it had never been opened, in a very good state of conservation, they were inside the Over more than 50 years, the collection of the 4 teams is numerous, they appear in Volume 2 of my catalogs, I think that many collectors did not know the name of this series, I would like some to comment on something and I would be grateful. I send you the photo of the label with the card that was inside.

Roland 49 04-26-2021 02:23 PM

A few days ago they asked me a question through my email and I decided that it should be known through the thread because I consider that it is important for collectors, since although that series is not one of the most important, but it has postcards from Dandridge and other players from the Black Leagues, no one that I know knew what trademark it belonged to, and I asked, Richard you were the only one who answered, so I published the photo of the original label with one of your postcards, I consider it important that collectors who have that Postcards know which series they belong to, I asked some of them to make a comment, but no one has, perhaps what is published by me is not interesting, but I am always ready to help you.

Roland 49 04-26-2021 06:18 PM

Punch 1910
Richard, days ago you asked me to mention from 1 to 5 the cards that I consider rarer, I have already spoken about that, I think # 1 should be the "Punch" they are rare and in great demand, the rarest of this collection It is the photo card with the team members in a group, the players in their original photo, without the brown frame that borders them on the cards and a black frame on the 4 edges, it is a super rare piece, larger and the factory gave a gift just like the letters. From 2 to 5, without putting order, "Billiken" and "La Moda" these also have the rarest piece which are the individual photos 8 X 10 inches, super rare, I follow "Mallorquinas" "Cabañas" "Aguilitas" 2nd series, etc, all are in great demand but they are not the rarest,

Butch7999 04-27-2021 02:09 PM

¡Hola otra vez, Roland! Nuestras disculpas de nuevo por nuestro retraso en responder.
Muchas gracias por esa mirada al cartel publicitario de Caramelos "Play". "Gigante ", dices
-- ¿qué tan grande es?

Gracias también por mostrar las cartas de juego Almendares-Habana - ¿son esos los dos únicos equipos
que aparecen en la baraja, o aparecen imágenes de Cienfuegos y Marianao en otras cartas?

Por cierto, nada que ver con el béisbol de mesa, pero nos preguntábamos si tienes algo - tarjetas,
artículos de revistas, etcétera - específico de Pancho Herrera. ¡Es una leyenda en el béisbol de Buffalo!

¡Saludos! ¡Tú también te mantienes saludable!

Roland 49 04-27-2021 05:22 PM

Baby Almendares
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Butch, how good that you are back, those are the Havana and Almendares cards that I have, I have to look for the poster to measure it, now I send you the Baby of Almendares, it is very rare, I think you have never seen it, by Panchon Herrera I have several things but I have to look for them, when you see the baby tell me, take care.

richardcards 04-27-2021 07:09 PM

Love this baby.
Thanks Richard

Roland 49 04-28-2021 01:44 PM

Scott Gaynor
Scott, the first thing I will do is thank you for answering my request to comment on the writing of the "Golden Sun" and also give honest information and also the reason for your decision to put the cards on sale a long time ago as if they were from Coca Cola, what he said is correct, since their origin was never known before due to the lack of information, for my part I learned something new with you, and I am very happy that you participate in this thread, and I hope you continue to do so , thanks again and my regards to you.

Roland 49 04-29-2021 11:43 AM

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Richard, you will see a cover but there are many such drawings, and one of the numbered series, of these there are 14 but they go inside the Carteles magazine, I don't know if you are interested, let me know.

Roland 49 04-30-2021 03:02 PM

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Jason, I found this book on Semiprofessional Leagues this is from the Commercial League, which was one of the many leagues that existed, I send you photos of the 1945 cover, inside the 1944 records appear, you will see that Orestes Miñoso was the champion bat, that It was his last year of playing semi pro, I send you the photo of a team where Alejandro Oms played in his final stage as a player, and in that team Rafael Almeida was the manager, I will continue looking for some information about the Buenavista team, that was always a neighborhood that I was in Marianao, I don't know if you see this thread, but when you read it you let me know, greetings.

richardcards 04-30-2021 07:20 PM

Carteles Front covers set
I have exactly 12 front cover Carteles
Is it possible Baseball covers where issued
for one year only?
I have 12 front covers and never found
another in 20 years.
I think 12 is the complete set.
Thanks Richard

Roland 49 04-30-2021 10:10 PM

Richard, I have the relationship that you sent me with the names, of the 12 covers, now I ask you, are you only interested in the covers with the photos of the players, the pictures, are you not interested?

Roland 49 05-01-2021 12:48 PM

Punch 1840 1
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In response, the "Punch" factory was founded in 1840, by Don Manuel López, owner of J. Valle y Cia, the British market at that time had it among their priorities, at that time the humorous magazine "Punch" was fashionable. whose main character was "Mr. Punch" with tobacco in hand and they decided to put that image in the views of the packages, British smokers liked these cigars because the layers tend to be very careful reddish brown. You will see an image of a view from 1850 among two others from later times. I'll be back with the 2nd part.

Roland 49 05-01-2021 05:35 PM

3 hermanos Oms
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Jason, I will tell you that a grandson of Tito Oms I have known him for years and every so often he comes to my house, the last time was about 6 months ago, he has told me that the Oms have family ties with the Champion Mesa family, Now I send you a photo that the 3 Oms brothers are, the photo is not in good condition, but I think you can realize who the three are, if you have questions ask me, greetings.

Frankish 05-02-2021 12:03 PM

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I know it is a photo rather than a card, but do you happen to know the name of the player sitting next to Castro here? Thank you!

Roland 49 05-02-2021 12:56 PM

Punch 1840 2
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Continuous, Manuel López was right to set his eyes on the English market, in 1559, a theatrical work called Cuban Ebullition was performed in London, the artists released the smoke with pressure and intermittently, in 1598 the German traveler P. Hentzener in his book "Memories of travel" writes that the English wherever they are smoke La Hierva Nicoteana, in 1620 Bernabe Rich, calculates the volume of sale in London that is half a million pounds that comes in each year. In the early years of the 20th century, several companies, including "American Tobacco" and several others, entered Cuba and bought 291 brands of tobacco and 85 cigarettes. In 1910, "Los Independientes" emerged, who were the ones who did not sell their factories. they were "Punch". Now you will see several images of this brand in boxes and rings.

Roland 49 05-02-2021 06:33 PM

Franco, it seems to me that the player is Agustín Arias, he was a great hitter in 1971, he was a champion bat, with the Mineros team from Oriente province, he doesn't look very good in the photo.

Roland 49 05-03-2021 01:01 PM

Punch 1840 3
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When Sir Winston Churchill visited Havana, he visited the "Punch" factory on Monte y Zulueta streets, and had them prepare some cigars with chosen size, thickness, color and layers, and he named them "Churchill" vitolas. To be part of the brand's vitolario, as far as I know in the late 1990s, this vitola was still sold for export. The ring that you will see is from King GeorgeV, which was made by the factory in 1910, for his coronation, it is made with thin sheets of Gold, in lithographic stone, it coincides in the year of the Cigar cards with the players and you will see a view of tobacco printed in silver for the 25 years of his reign, made especially for the Shop East Orange in NJ with this I conclude the questions they asked me.

Roland 49 05-04-2021 03:02 PM

The Rifleman
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Now I show you a very rare card from Kevin Connors, The Rifleman, from the O. Diaz collection, years ago in Cuba on Mondays on television there is a program called "Senderos del Oeste" and they always present a film of this genre, but first They show a short of the different episodes of the 50s, a few months ago they put one of The Rifleman, I remember them in the 50s that every day I saw several: Rin Tin Tin, The Lone Ranger, Roy Rogers, Red Ryder, etc.

Roland 49 05-05-2021 05:39 PM

Alejandro Oms
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Jason, since you tell me that Alejandro Oms is a player of your choice, I send you some photos from different years, some before the 20s, all of them with the complete team but I edited them. Greetings.

Roland 49 05-06-2021 01:08 PM

L. Pearson
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Now I show you a very rare L. Pearson card from the O. Diaz collection.

Roland 49 05-07-2021 12:33 PM

1949 Día de Reyes Magos
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Butch, days ago I sent you the Baby Baseball from Almendares, you have not answered me, now you have an image from 1949 of a Three Kings Day, you see a girl waking up with toys, you will see 2 baby, one from Almendares and the from Havana by bicycle, when you see it, tell me, I have other things.

Frankish 05-07-2021 12:41 PM


Originally Posted by Roland 49 (Post 2098849)
Franco, it seems to me that the player is Agustín Arias, he was a great hitter in 1971, he was a champion bat, with the Mineros team from Oriente province, he doesn't look very good in the photo.

Thank you! I really appreciate you taking the time to go over our questions. And of course I always enjoy posts from your collection (even if many do make me envious).

You are right...he doesn't look very good. Although this must be early in his career I am guessing, when his hitting was not so consistent....

All the best!

Butch7999 05-07-2021 05:20 PM

¡Hola, Roland! Nuestras disculpas una vez más por otro retraso en la respuesta.
Normalmente nos abstenemos de publicar a menos que los tres podamos colaborar,
y uno de nosotros tuvo otra breve estancia en el hospital y luego varios días recuperándonos
en casa, así que no pudimos reunirnos.

¡Esas muñecas de béisbol son una delicia! Gracias por mostrarles. No habíamos
sospechado, a juzgar por su primera foto de la muñeca Almendares, que eran tan grandes
como se revelan por el segunda foto.


Roland 49 05-07-2021 06:09 PM

Baseball Martin's
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Butch, now I am sending you a photo of the Baseball Martin's game, it is very rare, I have only seen the one from my collection, in the photo you will see part of the board, you will notice that with your finger the arrow is driven and where it falls, that is the play, It also has a blackboard to mark the outs, strikes, balls, etc. It comes in its box and lid, now I ask you there are several baseball things such as toys, marugas, bicycle bells for children etc. are you interested? let me know. Greetings and take care of your health.

Roland 49 05-07-2021 10:09 PM

Series Americanas 1940
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Jason, I am sending you a photo of an American Series program in La Tropical, this is from 1940, maybe you have it or you are interested in seeing it, there are many since every year they were made in Cuba, on the cover you see Jhonny Mize.

Roland 49 05-08-2021 12:49 PM

Hall de la Fama
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Now I show you the marble plaque of the Hall of Fame of Cuba, after being restored and placed in one of the halls of the Cerro Stadium, today the Latin American Stadium, in December 2020, this plaque is the original that was placed shortly after After the Grand Stadium of Havana was inaugurated in 1946, I was present the day it was placed and the day it was unveiled on December 29, 2020.

Butch7999 05-08-2021 01:25 PM

Nos disculpamos de antemano, Roland - le respondimos en el otro hilo de discusión
(estamos demasiado fácilmente confundidos!).

Nuestro comentario fue el siguiente:


¡Hola, Roland! Este juego de Martin -- eso es maravilloso de ver - era completamente desconocido para nosotros!
¿Tienes más imágenes, o imágenes más grandes, de ese juego o sus otros componentes (su caja, cualquier parte del juego,
instrucciones)? Nos gustaría ver todas las partes de todo el juego. ¿Conoces al fabricante o al año en que se produjo?

Todo lo que has mostrado (juegos, cartas, revistas, juguetes y más) es interesante. ¡Qué increíble colección
y biblioteca de artefactos tienes! Pero siempre, siempre, somos los más interesados en ver los juegos de mesa
y saber qué información (fabricante, año de producción) tienes sobre ellos.

¡Gracias como siempre por tus buenos deseos! ¡ja! ¡Nos estamos desmoronando!

Roland 49 05-08-2021 03:15 PM

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Butch, it does not matter that you post in any thread, I see both, and I almost always put the images in both for those who connect to one of them, I will look for more information about the Martin's game but I have to look for the box, that image is Edited in part from one of my catalogs, now I am sending you a photo of a 100 x 100 Almendarista bicycle bell, when I was a child I had a Niagara brand bicycle, I don't know if that brand currently exists, and that was the bell I used, because I was always an Almendarista, I have more of you, let me know when you see this one.

Roland 49 05-09-2021 11:40 AM

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Yesterday I showed the plaque of the Hall of Fame of Cuba, now I show you the plaque also restored of the players who fought in the War of Independence of 1895, this plaque was initially placed in the halls of the Hall of Fame on February 24, 1948, today like the previous one was developed after its restoration on December 29, 2020, in February 2021 two new plaques were placed, one of them with the names of other combatants that did not appear in the 1948 one and another with women who played baseball some in the 19th century and in the early 20th century.

Roland 49 05-09-2021 05:13 PM

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Several candy factories are known that gave away cards for example players: Mallorquina, El Indio, Felices etc. Now I am showing you something very strange, the wrapping paper for the candies, in this case with the Almendares scorpion, when you bought the candies for 1 cent they would give you a card in a closed paper, when you took out the candy you would always throw away the wrap That's why it is super rare to see a piece of candy, do you agree with me?

Roland 49 05-10-2021 01:44 PM

1904 tiket
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Now I show an entry ticket to the 3rd math game for the 1904 championship in Santiago de Cuba, in their fields of "Campo Rojo"

Roland 49 05-10-2021 09:36 PM

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I show you a collection of cards from the "Pioneer Weekly" from 1970, you will see the sheet of cards without cutting, and a card, you will see that there is a striped line between the photo and the name, the sheet was glued to a cardboard and folded By the line, then the card after pasting it was seen from the front and the back like any other collection card, few copies of that series were made, it is not easy to get it, the complete series is 24 cards.

Roland 49 05-11-2021 06:39 PM

Pionero 1971
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Yesterday I showed you the "Pioneer" collection from December 1970, today you will see the one from November 1971, these 40 cards but with the faces drawn, this collection is more common than the previous one. I have sometimes seen it on ebay, now I tell you An anecdote, about 8 or 9 years ago, the starting players of the National Series were invited to the Stadium to see a game of the Industriales team and a tribute to them, at the beginning of the game I go to the stands behind home play and I sit next to Pedro Chavez, we talked for about 10 minutes and I carried an envelope with 2 albums from this series, at that moment I showed it to Chavez so that he could sign his postcard, but he was amazed for a while looking, and He tells me: Rolando has passed many years and the first time I see him, it is something amazing, around us were the other veteran players, Marquetti, Vinent, Arias, Capiro, Puente, Rachath, Isasi, and the 2 albums went through the everyone's hands and they signed it, none of them I had seen them, I talked and shared with all of them, when I was going to retire shortly after, Chavez calls me and thanks me for teaching him something they did not know and for keeping those cards for so many years. I'll show you some of those signed cards. ,

Roland 49 05-12-2021 03:13 PM

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Today I ask you, a while ago I was looking for some photos and I found an envelope with some postcards of Cubans in the Major Leagues, I had not seen them for many years and I remember that in the 90s I bought a lot of around 70 postcards of that time and separate in the envelope those of the Cubans, I ask you, what series do they belong to, year, price, etc.?

Roland 49 05-13-2021 12:49 PM

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Now you will see another series of rather rare cards, I have 21 from Cubans and 2 from players from Mexico, I put the collection "Radio Rebelde" because it is the only information that appears on the back, I consider that they were printed in 1972, but I'm not sure, photos go.

Butch7999 05-13-2021 04:04 PM

¡Hola Roland! ¡Gracias por sus últimas presentaciones!

Mencionaste la bicicleta "Niagara", y esto nos intrigaba. Pensamos que tal vez eran
una compañía local de antes de nuestro tiempo y de la que nunca habíamos oído.
Algunas discusiones aquí :
determina que eran una empresa cubana.

Por favor, mostrar más del juego de Martin, si se puede, cuando se puede!


Roland 49 05-13-2021 07:12 PM

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Butch, interesting about the "Niagara" bicycles for sure I have photos and advertisements, but I have to look for them, that brand of bicycles in Cuba was like saying a Cadillad in cars, I rode it for many years and it never broke and I did not wear one. tire, now I am sending you from the Martin's game the name of the creator, something you asked me about from "Panchon Herrera" is going with you, when you see it, let me know, there are more things

Butch7999 05-14-2021 01:00 PM

Hola Roland, gracias por esas nuevas fotos! Esa es información útil.

¿Podría publicar más fotos del juego de Martin, por favor? Usted sugirió (mensaje #187) que tenía la caja de juego
(nos encantaría ver eso) y el marcador. ¿También podría publicar una foto de todo el tablero de juego?
(La foto anterior fue recortada para mostrar sólo una parte de ella.)

¡Eso suena como una gran bicicleta y grandes recuerdos de la infancia! Nuestra curiosidad era porque
ahora vivimos no muy lejos de las cataratas del Niágara y siempre estamos interesados en la historia local
-- pensamos que "Niagara" tal vez podría haber sido un fabricante local.

Estábamos asistiendo a los partidos de Buffalo Bison cuando Herrera jugó aquí, pero éramos demasiado jóvenes
entonces para recordar ahora si realmente lo vimos jugar. Sus hazañas aquí, sin embargo, eran legendarias!


Roland 49 05-14-2021 05:37 PM

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Buth, the box and the lid of the Martin's game does not say anything, it is a box with its lid made to measure, in light green color, now I am sending you, as we say in Cuba, a "Maruga" for a baby from Havana, with the Leon, inside he has some balls or something that makes them sound when he moves them, when I have time I look for what you asked me, the game board.

Roland 49 05-14-2021 05:43 PM

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Now you will see the covers of the albums of the weekly "Pionero" that of 1970 and 1971, and previously I showed you the cards.

Roland 49 05-15-2021 03:45 PM

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Now I show you 2 marble sinks that were placed in the halls of the stadium in 2021, a continuation of the players who fought in the war of 1895, and the other of the women who played baseball in Cuba, some of them in the 19th century, some names are missing on the two boards and work is being done to recognize them on other boards soon.

Roland 49 05-16-2021 12:14 PM

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They asked me by mail to show some memorabilia things, now they will see the complete set in two different sizes of figures of the 4 teams in ceramic.

Roland 49 05-17-2021 02:35 PM

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Jason, days ago I published a program of the American Series, I think you saw it, now I show a weekly program with the cover of Silvio Garcia, you may not have seen it, these programs were sold at the entrance of the stadium and I remember that my father always I bought them and gave them to me.

Roland 49 05-18-2021 05:47 PM

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Now I show you some pins with comic drawings, all from the Havana club, there are many, they appear in Volume 3 of my catalogs.

Roland 49 05-19-2021 03:15 PM

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Now you will see some of the Cuban memorabilia, key rings from Habana and Almendares.

Roland 49 05-20-2021 12:02 PM

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Butch, now I'm sending you the Martin's game board, it has wheels at the bottom and top to mark, when you see it, let me know.

Roland 49 05-21-2021 04:43 PM

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Now I show you a plastic comb from Havana, it is part of the Cuban baseball memorabilia.

Roland 49 05-22-2021 04:33 PM

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Now I show you part of a bronze bracelet from the Almendares team, I also have from Habana and several different models.

Roland 49 05-23-2021 09:22 PM

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I show you a weekly program of the 1946-47 Season, Ahead and behind.

Roland 49 05-25-2021 10:32 PM

Habana y Almendares llaveros
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Now I show you two bat keychains from Habana and Almendares.

Exhibitman 05-26-2021 07:30 AM

Any examples of large photograph premiums from Billiken, like this one:

Roland 49 05-26-2021 05:37 PM

Wonderful photo of Dempsey from the Billiken collection, this tobacco factory also from the 1923-24 series of cards, printed them in 8x10 photos, which are super rare, in 1928 in the series of 25 Cincinnati cards I have the complete team in 8x10 inches, with the propaganda "Billiken y La Moda" also very rare.

richardcards 05-26-2021 06:43 PM

I have Billiken movie cards

Can u show us the your Billiken cards

Thanks Richard

Exhibitman 05-27-2021 06:55 AM

In decades of collecting Cuban boxing that is the only Billiken I’ve ever seen.

Roland 49 05-28-2021 10:50 AM

1931 Cardinals
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I agree with you the boxing Billiken are very rare, I do not have any, I tell you again that you have something special. Now you will see something that I bought in the 90s at Mike Gonzalez's house, a large print from when he played in St. Louis in 1931 signed by everyone, but without his signature.

Roland 49 05-29-2021 06:16 PM

Mike and son, Candida Quintana actriz TV radio teatro cine
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Jason, something more about Mike González, he had a son, they have told me that his wife and son left Cuba perhaps in the early 60s, he had another wife who took care of him until he died, she stayed in The house with a sister and her nephew, the widow died several years ago, I met the nephew in the 90s and visited the house on several occasions and he also visited me,

Roland 49 05-30-2021 03:26 PM

Mel Ott
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Yesterday I was checking one of my emails and I see that since the beginning of April none came in, and it seemed strange to me, my son touched something and suddenly many, some from April, from friends, family and members of net54 began to enter, I I've seen some, and I'll answer them little by little, now I'm answering something you want to see from the American Series at La Tropical Stadium, I start with part of a photo of Mel Ott.

Roland 49 05-31-2021 06:37 PM

Jimmy Foxx
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Something else from the American series and Hall of Fame players who played in Cuba, at Stadium La Tropical, will see Jimmy Foxx.

Roland 49 06-02-2021 02:04 PM

Mario Arencibia
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Now little by little I will answer questions I have, as for Mario Arencibia he does not appear in the collection 'Feliices 45- 46, but if he appears in O. Diaz, Fosforos Acebo "" El Indio, Almanaque Deportivo "etc. the rarest card of O. Diaz and the matchmaker is not so rare.

Roland 49 06-03-2021 04:59 PM

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There are very rare pins in the Cuban Memorabilia, now I show one of the rarest, does anyone who sees this thread know what professional baseball team he belongs to and year?

Frankish 06-03-2021 05:23 PM

Sancti Spiritus? I have no idea what year, if that is correct.

Roland 49 06-04-2021 02:01 PM

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Now I show you another of the rarest pins of professional baseball, of the Cuba team, I ask you what championship and year does this pin belong to?

Roland 49 06-05-2021 01:24 PM

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From what i see no They have answered the question I asked them about the pin with the S. and the rooster, that pin belongs to the "Santiago" team of the La Federacion tournament that took place at the "La Tropical Stadium" in the 1947-48 season simultaneously with that of the Cuban League in "Estadium del Cerro" the manager was Lazaro Salazar and Raymond Brown, Leon Day and others played in that team, I sent you a photo of the manager L. Salazar and see "Santiago and El gallo en la manga de la shirt"

Roland 49 06-06-2021 05:39 PM

Cuba 1947-48
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Now I will give you the answer about the pin of the Cuba team, which belongs to the Federation Camp in the La Tropical grounds in 1947-48, its manager was Napoleon Reyes, Ray Dandridge played in that team, and Raymond Brown who played in the Santiago team when this team retired from the championship, Brown acted as pitcher in Cuba, I show you a photo of M. Reyes as manager.

Roland 49 06-07-2021 05:41 PM

Willie Foster Cuba 1927-28
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Yesterday I showed N. Reyes' print from the Cuba 1947-48 team, they asked me to show Willie Foster from the Cuba 1927-28 team, you will see him in a photo fragment of the complete team.

Roland 49 06-08-2021 09:28 PM

Oscar Charleston Cuba 1927-28
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Now I show you a fragment of a photo of the Cuba team from the 1827-28 championship where Oscar Charleston is seen next to manager Armando Marsans

Roland 49 06-10-2021 05:11 PM

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From the collection of Cigars "Trinidad y Hno" I show you some photos above the album, all of them measure 8 x 10 inches.

Roland 49 06-11-2021 06:26 PM

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They asked me to see covers of the magazine "Bohemia" with baseball themes

Exhibitman 06-12-2021 01:17 PM


Originally Posted by Roland 49 (Post 2112734)
They asked me to see covers of the magazine "Bohemia" with baseball themes

I like her costume
it really fits.
I like her shoulders
I like her...eyes

Roland 49 06-12-2021 04:19 PM

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From the collection of National Cigars, I show you 2 cards of Jose Mendez, you will see in one of them an error in the cutting of the blade and you will notice the displacement on all the edges.

Roland 49 06-13-2021 12:19 PM

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Now I show you more covers of the Bohemian Magazine.

Frankish 06-13-2021 12:51 PM

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Roland, those Jose Mendez cards are incredible. Thanks for sharing!

This is probably a long shot, but do you happen to recognize the set this card comes from? I read that it was an early 1950s set from Mexico but am not sure if that is true. The set included several Cuban players and/or managers, including Dihigo.

Roland 49 06-13-2021 04:14 PM

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Franco, now I photographed two Méndez cards, although they have the same portrait, one belongs to the second Artistic Series of "Aguilitas 1923-34 and the other to Cigarros Nacionales 1924-25" the card that you show me from Mexico I don't know which series It belongs, but in that country many series were made where Cuban players appear. When you see the photo you let me know so you can see other interesting cards.

Roland 49 06-15-2021 12:03 PM

Q. Trouppe
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Now I am sending you from the Newton Estape 1949 collection the # 59 of Quincy Trouppe, it appears in Volume 2 of my Cuban printed catalogs, I have several things that I will send you later, when you see the photo you will let us know, this collection is of 111 photos measure 8 x 10 inches.

Roland 49 06-15-2021 07:13 PM

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Jake, now I show you the collection "Alert" to Q. Trouppe, maybe you have it, let me know when you see it,

Roland 49 06-16-2021 05:49 PM

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Jake, I found these Trouppe cards, from the O. Diaz collection (very rare) and the one from "ACEBO MATCHES" now I'm going to look for a photo and signed balls, when you see this, let me know.

Roland 49 06-17-2021 04:47 PM

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They asked me to see cards of film artists, they will see Chaplin and Lon Chaney with the "Aguilitas" cigars

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