American Caramel’s E90-1 Baseball Cards Give a Lot to Chew On


The complex E90-1 American Caramel baseball card set is, to say the least, a challenging one. But more than 100 years later, collectors still flock to it – even during a time when there has been a decided shift in interest to tobacco cards over candy issues. American Caramel’s E90 set was not technically the company’s first foray into baseball cards. But the issue that is believed to have been printed over three years from 1909-11 is certainly one of its landmark sets and one that has stood the test of time. The E90-1 name comes to us from the…

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Anson Whaley

A lifelong collector, Anson’s collecting focus is on pre-war sports cards and in building sets. He’s also a closet Dwight Gooden and wrestling Rookie Card collector. Got a question or want to get in touch? You can reach him by email and through Twitter @PreWarCards or @GoodenCollector.

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