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This small round tin once held Colgan’s Mint Chips and it carries the slogan; The Gum That’s Round. The gum was advertised as being a Delicious Digestive and was guaranteed by the company under the 1906 Food & Drug Act. The slip on lid has a copyright date of 1910. This tin contains it’s original “trading card” which was part of a series put out by the Colgan Gum Co. of Louisville Kentucky. There were apparently three different card series, this being from the last series from 1912-1913. The round slip of paper has a black & white (almost sepia toned) portrait which is identified as Pape - Boston, Am.. Apparently Larry Pape was a pitcher for the Major League, Boston Red Sox team from 1909-1912. Since this is the 1912-1913 series it narrows the date of this particular disc to 1912. Although some of the back is worn off, this is the information that was on it;

Send 25 tin tops from packages of Colgan’s Violet or Mint Chips and 2c stamp to get photograph of World’s Pennant winning team.

The tin measures about 1 7/16” in diameter by ¾” high and is in fairly nice condition with good gloss but it does have light scratch wear and paint loss, especially around the outer edges. The photo card measures about 1 3/8” in diameter and is in fairly nice condition. The photo shows well despite a few creases and some edge wear. The back, as previously mentioned, has some loss of paper which can be obviously seen in the photos.

The pictures are not shown at actual size. Please refer to the description for actual measurements.

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Vintage Gum Tin with Larry Pape Baseball Card - Colgan’s Mint Chips

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