FOOTBALL SOCCER CARDS PRICE GUIDE
The Football-Soccer Cards
Price Guide 1880-1980 is packed full of info
Much more than just prices, it's a bible of facts, dates - even secrets!
The 1st football card 1870s, 1st packets 1880s, 1st stickers 1914 - all
were British inventions! Early 2018, volume I is crammed full of info
on cards A&BC to Baines, Bruguera to Cicogna, Dunkin to FKS... to Z.
A million words! 4 years of work, colour-A4, 300 pages, 1000s of pix.
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13:XI:17 the above blue-black
Sharpe's card is c.1878-1883.
Neither this card nor the oval card of Bolton Wanderers, as shown on TV, on
14 November 2017, were the very first cards - no matter what TV says - but they
they were close to first! Soccer cards were first made in the 1870's, in England.
Soccer stickers were first made in 1914, in Scotland! And, no matter what TV
tells you, Italians did not invent the packet of soccer cards in 1960. It's a lie.
It was yet another British invention, patented by John Baines 70 years earlier.
MUCH much more to come in my book ... watch the above blogs for more news
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