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1907 Carlisle vs. Villanova Real Photo Postcard - Jim Thorpe Freshman Season

Lot Number 1210

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With Jim Thorpe still a recent walk-on, Pop Warner's Carlisle Indians beat Villanova 10-0 on fullback Pete Hauser's TD and FG. This 3-1/2 x 5-1/2" postcard, produced by Carlisle Printing Company and postmarked from Carlisle on 9/17/07, shows a photo of the previous year's Carlisle-Villanova kickoff. "You will see the liveliest and best game in Southern Pennsylvania this year," proclaims the text. "All of the Cumberland Valley schools and Colleges as well as Society and lovers of fine sport will turn out. / Additional features / FAMOUS INDIAN BAND, 50 PIECES / SONGS AND ROOTING, 1000 INDIANS / THRONGS OF AUTOMOBILES / BLAZE OF COLOR AND RIOT OF SOUND." A period handwritten message reads, "I wish you could see this game it will be the game of the year." VG-EX condition.



 
 
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