Pioneer Portraits II: Series Guide

Set Description:

  • Inspired by the studio portraits and carte de visites (CDVs) of the late 19th century, the Pioneer Portraits II: 1875-1899 series features portraits of baseball players, executives and pioneers spanning the era from 1875 to 1899

Card Reverses:

2013 reverse
Green Tint with Border
Issued: 2013
Date Stamp: 2013
2014 reverse
Gray Tint
Issued: 2014
Date Stamp: C.MMXIV

2015 reverse
Red Tint
Issued: 2015
Date Stamp: C.MMXV

New Banner/Yellow Hue
Issued: 2016
Date Stamp: C.MMXVI

Gold Tint
Issued: 2017
Date Stamp: C.MMXIVII

Update Coming Soon
Issued: 2018
Date Stamp: C.MMXVIII

Size, Weight, Design, History & Status:

  • Dimensions: 2″ x 3″
  • Thickness: 24 pts
  • GSM: 300
  • Current Number in Set: 148 cards
  • Inspiration: Studio portraits & carte de visites (CDV) of the late 19th century
  • Designed: June, 2013
  • Introduced: June, 2013
  • Completed: This series is still in progress
  • Current Status: Active
  • Current Frequency of Release: On average, one of each card per year


Most Popular Cards:

  • The five most popular Pioneer Portraits II cards are presented here in reverse order by average winning bid
  • This list is updated whenever changes are necessary
  • Last updated: February 29, 2024