cartophily


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cartophily

(kɑːˈtɒfɪlɪ)
n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) the hobby of collecting cigarette cards
[C20: from French carte card + -o- + -phily from Greek philos loving]
carˈtophilist, ˈcartophile n

cartophily

the collecting of cigarette or chewing gum cards depicting famous people, baseball players, etc.
See also: Collections and Collecting
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In the 30s cartophily was second only to stamp collecting as a popular hobby,' he explained.