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Korean War bubble gum collector cards ???
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Alberta Mike    Posted 04-25-2004 at 18:00:03       [Reply]  [Send Email]
When I was in grade school (early 50's) I remember buying what we now call collector cards (with bubble gum of course) and the cards were smaller ones, about 3" X 2" and were actual action shots of the Korean war campaign. They were original photos, probably from some military photographer and were most likely original black and whites but were "colored" by the print process. I have been at some collectable shows and talked to a number of card people and nobody seems to remember them. Any of you guys know what I'm talking about?


bob ny    Posted 04-26-2004 at 05:47:08       [Reply]  [No Email]
when i came home from korea in 1953 they came out
and the people would not buy them they deplicted a war that was not well LIKED by civilons ,most vets that i knew hated to see people make money on a war that they wouldn't back.my beleif at the time was that i hurt just as bad wether they believed in it or not.but thats another story
bob ny


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