Cardboard History History of Cardboard Collection

The Cardboard History History of Cardboard Collection is going to be something that generally only exists on "paper", in that the cards will not be stored together, it will just be something I track on here and on the Cardboard History Gallery...and probably a list on the Trading Card Database, too.
The concept? A virtual collection consisting of 1 card from every year, with a heavy focus on non-sports cards, since that is the only section of the hobby that can truly cover every year- from 1879 to present, and continuing on into the future as well. However, there will be some sports cards mixed in as well, since I want this to be a true history of the hobby...at least as I collect it. So yes, there will be baseball in here somewhere, and football as well, and who knows what else. I want to select a good sampling of my collection and I have a wide variety of cards.
The first non-sports card as we know them was issued in 1879. It was a 1-card set and is exceptionally rare. I do not ever expect to own one. If I knew more about trade cards, which were ancestors of trading cards, I could probably go back a few decades but I just don't know much about them at all.
1879
1880
1881
1882
1883
1884
1885
1886
1887
1887 Allen & Ginter's Arms of All Nations
1888
1889
1889 Kinney Brothers Novelties
1890
1890 Duke's Holidays
1891
1892
1893
1894
1895
1895 Arm & Hammer Beautiful Flowers
1896
1897
1898
1899
1900
1901
1901 Ogden's Imperial or International Interest
1902
1903
1904
1905
1905 Player Flags & Arms
1906
1907
1908
1908 Wills European Royalty
1909
1909 Philadelphia Caramel Zoo Series
1910

1910 ATC Fish Series (Piedmont back)

1911

1911 Heroes of History/Men of History

1912

1912 Player Egyptian Kings, Queens & Classical Deities

1913

1913 Wills Arms of Companies

1914
1915

1915 Lambert & Butler Aviation

1916
1917
1918

1918 Arm & Hammer Useful Birds of America 2nd Series

1919
1920

1920 Neilson's Automobiles

1921

1921 Gallaher's Animals and Birds of Commercial Value

1922

1922 Lambert & Butler's Motorcars

1923

1923 Mitchell's Famous Crosses

1924

1924 Player's Natural History

1925

1925 Wills's Life in the Tree Tops

1926

1926 Wills's Did You Know?

1927

1927 Wills's Engineering Wonders

1928

1928 Player's Products of the World

1929

1929 Player's Hidden Beauties

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