The 1912 Hassan Triple Folders T202 series consists of 132 cards, each measuring about 2-1/4” by 5-1/4”. Inserted into packages of Hassan Cork Tip Cigarettes, each card is designed with two full-color end panels (similar in appearance to a T205 card) that bookend a black-and-white center panel picture. The center piece bears an action photo or portrait. The end cards were folded in order for the collectible to fit into its package. Seventy-six different center panels are known to exist, with numerous combinations of end cards. Prominent players of the era are found in abundance including Christy Mathewson, who appears on different cards (all end panels) and Ty Cobb, featured on a combination of more than six different cards (including end and center panels). Other Hall of Famers include Frank Baker, Frank Chance, Eddie Collins, Johnny Evers and Tris Speaker. This set exists with red or black back variations. Not surprisingly, T202s are difficult to find in a complete, visually appealing state of preservation.
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