June 19, 2018 | Vol. 19 Issue 13
In this issue:
  Hoops and Hot Dogs – Collecting the 1957 to 1965 Kahn’s Wieners Basketball Sets
  Part II: Collecting Japanese Baseball Cards – Potato Chips, Nomo-Mania, Ichiro, and Ohtani
  Upcoming Shows
  Collectors Club Monthly Specials


Hoops and Hot Dogs – Collecting the 1957 to 1965 Kahn’s Wieners Basketball Sets
Distributed regionally but collected across the country, Kahn’s Wieners included sports cards in their packaging throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Author Kevin Glew takes a look at the Kahn’s basketball cards in the following SMR piece and breaks down exactly why these cards are so popular with collectors today.

Part II: Collecting Japanese Baseball Cards – Potato Chips, Nomo-Mania, Ichiro, and Ohtani
Barbecues and potato chips have a nostalgic American feel to them, but this snack has long been popular in Japan as well. In fact, baseball cards issued in packages of Calbee Potato Chips have been a major part of the hobby for decades in Japan. SMR discusses the influence that these cards have had on Japanese collectors.

Submissions 101: The Online Process
Given the ability to time travel, which item would you most like to bring to a BBQ (for the cards, of course!)?
  1. Hires Root Beer (1958)
  2. Carling Beer (1955-1961)
  3. Bell Brand Potato Chips (1960-1962)
  4. Kahn’s Wieners (1956-1969)
  5. Hage’s Ice Cream (1949-1951)
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