T202 (1912) Tobacco Hassan Triple Folders

t202 Cobb Jennings t202 Cobb Jennings back

T202 (1912) Tobacco Hassan Triple Folders Baseball Cards

Set Info

Manufacturer: Hassan Cigarettes

Year of Issue: 1912

Set Size: 132 Cards

Card Size: 2-1/4” x 5-1/2”

Series/Factories

The cards were produced in 2 factories, 649 & 30

Set Description

Distributed by Hassan cigarettes in 1912 this card is a close relative of the T205. The two player panels have bios on the backs and fold over a larger black and white picture in the middle. The set has 76 different center panels with the different end panels there is 132 different cards. All have similar cards in the T205 set except Joe Wood and Walt Blair. There are 2 cards that have variations, the 2 cards that depict Devlin/Mathewson as there end panels. One set with Devlin as a Giant and one set with Devlin as a Rustler.

Due to a recent realization/discovery on the Net54 forums, it was concluded that Shoeless Joe Jackson is depicted on the center panel of the “Lord Catches His Man” card.

t202 Chance Tinker t202 Cobb Oleary
t202 Collins Baker t202 Johnson Street
t202 Mathewson Devlin t202 tannehill lord
Price Guide (Complete Set)
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Key Rookies
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Key Stars
  • Desperate Slide For 3rd (Cobb,O’Leary)
  • Devlin Gets Man (Devlin(G),Mathewson)
  • Fast Work At 3rd (Cobb,O’Leary)
  • Good Play At 3rd (Cobb,Moriarity)
  • Ty Cobb Steals 3rd (Cobb,Jennings)
  • Ty Cobb Steals 3rd (Cobb,Moriarity)
  • Ty Cobb Steals 3rd (Austin,Stovall)
Errors & Variations
  • No significant errors or variations
Important Notes
  • Very condition sensitive, due to the cards being “fold-able”
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2 Responses to “T202 (1912) Tobacco Hassan Triple Folders”

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  1. jerry fahey says:

    i have access to some of these card, ty cobb and others how much are they worth. jerry 401-273-7244 i have 2 babe ruthsindian gum # 149, 181 and others

  2. Dan Petraska says:

    My great uncle smoked cigars and saved a bunch of the Hassan triple fold baseball cards. As he opened the cigar boxes he would set the baseball cards on the beam above his work bench in his basement. We found the cards after his death (lung cancer) in the mid 60s. The cards have remained protected in a jewelry type box since then. As I recall there are nearly 40 cards most of which are in the condition they were in when removed from the original cigar box. One of the cards is a Ty Cobb which I believe could be rather valuable. I have two questions. How best can I protect the cards. Can you recommend a type of individual card protector and a location I may purchase some. I would also like to know what recommendations you may offer as to how to sell the cards.

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