| Create Account

Any words Exact Phrase
Enlarge Text
A A A

Cards

Cards listed here include advertising cards (often called trade cards), baseball cards, playing cards, and others. Color photographs were rare in the nineteenth century, so companies gave away colorful cards with pictures of children, flowers, products, or related scenes that promoted the company name. These were often collected and stored in albums. Baseball cards also date from the nineteenth century when they were used by tobacco companies as giveaways. Gum cards were started in 1933, but it was not until after World War II that the bubble gum cards favored today were produced. Valentine greeting cards were hand painted in the mid 1800s and were made entirely by machine by the end of the 19th century. Today over 1,000 cards are issued each year by the gum companies. Related items may be found in the Christmas, Halloween, Movie, Paper, and Postcard categories.

SimpleXMLElement Object
(
    [ack] => Success
    [version] => 1.13.0
    [timestamp] => 2014-12-25T06:33:53.163Z
    [searchResult] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [@attributes] => Array
                (
                    [count] => 4
                )

            [item] => Array
                (
                    [0] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 251762055979
                            [title] =>  Mrs. Winslow Teething Syrup  morphine Victorian Advertising Trade Card 1888
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 4069
                                    [categoryName] => Quack Medicine
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/m/mDlnRWQtIhTNMiWLs5umgQA/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=cards&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=251762055979
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 22920
                            [location] => Afton,VA,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 0.0
                                    [shippingType] => Free
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 2
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 14.95
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 14.95
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P0DT18H26M51S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2014-12-19T01:00:44.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-12-26T01:00:44.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/251762055979_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [1] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 371219505815
                            [title] => c1900-1910 ATHLOPHOROS REMEDIES Cardboard Advertising, Cards, NR
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 163026
                                    [categoryName] => Other
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/m/mjEKYrMsizEr-L42aZjWJfg/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=cards&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=371219505815
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 03449
                            [location] => Hancock,NH,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 4.95
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => US
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 3
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 9.95
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 9.95
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P2DT18H36M11S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2014-12-21T01:10:04.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-12-28T01:10:04.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => false
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/371219505815_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                    [2] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 221641711139
                            [title] => Antique Victorian Scrapbook Pages, Advertising Trade Cards, 11 Double Sided
                            [globalId] => EBAY-US
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 151738
                                    [categoryName] => Victorian
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/m/mT_UUBvff0a4T2QxCqUUERA/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=cards&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=221641711139
                            [paymentMethod] => PayPal
                            [autoPay] => false
                            [postalCode] => 33543
                            [location] => Wesley Chapel,FL,USA
                            [country] => US
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 4.99
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 1
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 59.99
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 59.99
                                    [bidCount] => 0
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P3DT18H9M51S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2014-12-22T00:43:44.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-12-29T00:43:44.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [galleryPlusPictureURL] => http://galleryplus.ebayimg.com/ws/web/221641711139_1_0_1.jpg
                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => true
                        )

                    [3] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                        (
                            [itemId] => 311222875561
                            [title] => RARE ANTIQUE 3D SHOP COUNTER ADVERTISING CARD SIGN DUTTONS O.B.J BEER ALE c1920s
                            [globalId] => EBAY-GB
                            [primaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 569
                                    [categoryName] => Signs
                                )

                            [secondaryCategory] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [categoryId] => 1208
                                    [categoryName] => Decorative Arts
                                )

                            [galleryURL] => http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/m/mztr5G0ebc9jtD0YJFLrMAQ/140.jpg
                            [viewItemURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=2&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=cards&lgeo=1&vectorid=229466&item=311222875561
                            [paymentMethod] => Array
                                (
                                    [0] => MOCC
                                    [1] => PayPal
                                    [2] => PersonalCheck
                                )

                            [autoPay] => false
                            [location] => United Kingdom
                            [country] => GB
                            [shippingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [shippingServiceCost] => 15.51
                                    [shippingType] => Flat
                                    [shipToLocations] => Worldwide
                                    [expeditedShipping] => false
                                    [oneDayShippingAvailable] => false
                                    [handlingTime] => 3
                                )

                            [sellingStatus] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [currentPrice] => 6.0
                                    [convertedCurrentPrice] => 9.31
                                    [bidCount] => 2
                                    [sellingState] => Active
                                    [timeLeft] => P4DT13H21M20S
                                )

                            [listingInfo] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [bestOfferEnabled] => false
                                    [buyItNowAvailable] => false
                                    [startTime] => 2014-12-19T19:55:13.000Z
                                    [endTime] => 2014-12-29T19:55:13.000Z
                                    [listingType] => Auction
                                    [gift] => false
                                )

                            [returnsAccepted] => true
                            [condition] => SimpleXMLElement Object
                                (
                                    [conditionId] => 3000
                                    [conditionDisplayName] => Used
                                )

                            [isMultiVariationListing] => false
                            [topRatedListing] => false
                        )

                )

        )

    [paginationOutput] => SimpleXMLElement Object
        (
            [pageNumber] => 1
            [entriesPerPage] => 4
            [totalPages] => 4
            [totalEntries] => 14
        )

    [itemSearchURL] => http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?ff3=4&toolid=10044&campid=5336649018&customid=cards&lgeo=1&mpre=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fsch%2Fi.html%3FLH_Auction%3D1%26_nkw%3DCards%2BAdvertising%26_ddo%3D1%26_ipg%3D4%26_mcats%3D870%257C20081%26_pgn%3D1%26_sop%3D1
)
strkey:cards
metakey:Cards Advertising
870,20081
Details
Price
Login / Create Account for Price
Pattern or Item
Advertising
Category
Description
Adam's Yellow Kid Chewing Gum, No. 4, Yacht Theme, 1896, 2 3/4 x 4 3/8 In.
Year Priced
2008

Get the latest collecting news

Enter you email below to receive for FREE the latest tips, antiques & collectibles news every Wednesday.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact us for more information.
Kovels Premium