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quinnsryche 10-16-2016 09:01 PM

Can Anyone Identify This Lou Criger Item?
 
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Can anyone offer any information on this item? 6" H x 4.5" W, thin paper. Obviously some sort of medical advert but what year, how many in a set and a value? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Contact me direct if interested, it is available.
Thanks,
Tony

spec 10-16-2016 09:29 PM

I believe this is the back cover of a booklet or magazine. Not part of a series.

Al C.risafulli 10-16-2016 10:53 PM

It is. It's part of an advertising pamphlet for pain pills. There's a complete one in the next LOTG auction, and I'm aware of another that resides in the collection of a board member. It's a really interesting piece, filled with testimonials from people for all the different things these pain pills cure - Criger is the only athlete (or celebrity of any kind, I believe) included in the pamphlet. The only image of Criger is the one pictured above, which is on the back cover.

-Al

quinnsryche 10-16-2016 11:25 PM

Interesting. Thanks the info. Was hoping it was a rare "card" type premium!

slidekellyslide 10-17-2016 12:15 AM

People sell it all the time as a "card premium". I just recently sold the whole booklet on ebay and was really disappointed in what I got out of it. Let's just say it was hundreds of dollars less than what some people have sold the "card premium" for.

bbcard1 10-17-2016 10:28 AM

I think it is fascinating, but then again I am from Roanoke.

Leon 10-19-2016 04:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by quinnsryche (Post 1594318)
Interesting. Thanks the info. Was hoping it was a rare "card" type premium!

It used to be :( .... I think I acquired the one I had as one.


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