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Our Biggest Project for 2012: 1912 Boston Garters Revisited


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One can’t help but like the 1912 Boston Garter series. If they weren’t so darn rare and expensive I would love to collect them. Not only are they colorful and unusually large (8.5″ x 4.25″), the locker room concept and art are absolutely unique among early 20th century art cards. Check out these images:

 

In December we began work on our own Helmar version of this iconic set. Forty-two cards are scheduled to be in the series and we expect the paintings to take until the end of October to complete. The first few cards should be available in about two months. In the meantime, I thought that you might enjoy this sneak preview of the card back that I designed: