1946-47 Propagandas Montiel
Frank Overmire

Before about two weeks ago, I had never even heard of Propagandas Montiel, let alone seen one of these super-thin Cuban cards.

So when this example was up for sale on eBay I had to have it.

From what I know, there are 180 cards in this set. The majority are baseball players — along with a few dozen boxers, a couple of wrestlers and a tennis player.

Even if this card isn't the most attractive in my collection, it is unique.

It also reminds me of Cuba's rich baseball history.

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Blogger Steve Gierman said...

I love running across cards like these. It shows me that there will always be something new to discover.

May 28, 2009 at 11:35 PM  
Blogger Matthew Glidden said...

Thanks for posting this set. I linked you in today's posting on the Propagandas Montiel at my #5 Type Collection blog.

May 29, 2009 at 12:27 PM  

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