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(Change Log)
Date What Happened
12/4/2004
Replaced: Trip Around The World - #18 - Hamburg, Germany with a better image.
Trip Around The World - #23 - Copenhagen, Denmark with a better image.
10/25/2004
Updated: "My ArbyCards" to Version 2.0. This release includes major internal changes to eliminate the dependency on Paradox and the Borland Database Engine, thereby dramatically reducing storage requirements and download file size (cut from about 9.5MB to less than 2.7MB). Also includes several lesser enhancements that should be of benefit to existing users, too. Click on the "My ArbyCards" link and see the Release History for details.

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10/2/2004
Replaced: Cooking - #49 - Peaches with a better image.
One of the Miscellany - Unnumbered Cats & Dogs cards with a slightly better image.
One of the Puck and four of the Judge cartoon images for Satire - Part 1 (#6, #23, #31, #34, #40) and two of the Puck and five of the Judge cartoon images for Satire - Part 2 (#53, #54, #58, #66, #81, #85, #89) with scans taken directly from the original periodicals. (My previous images had been taken either from microfilm copies or photocopies.)
Added: A new "Counter" card from the collection of Chuck Millburn that I've put in the Artistic category.
Another new "Counter" card from Chuck that I've also put in the Greetings/Holiday category.
8/28/2004
Added: A new "Counter" card from the collection of Chuck Millburn that I've put in the Greetings/Holiday category.
Another new "Counter" card from Chuck that I've also put in the Greetings/Holiday category.
8/22/2004
Added: Notes and detail image for a PRINTING ERROR identified on a Maryland (#56) State Maps card by Chuck Millburn.
8/5/2004
Replaced: Satire - Part 1 - #45 (A Misconstruction) with a slightly better image.
Added: A new card to the Children group of Tuck Art Types.
Some notes/comments to Satire - Part 1 and its corresponding Back View - Examples page concerning front-to-back orientation varieties that exist on a small number of cards in the series.
6/22/2004
Added: "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for Sports & Pastimes - American Negroes.
Revised: Enhanced and relocated my comments about scrap "cards" cut from the U.S. Atlas and World Atlas to give them a more prominent position (hopefully) for the benefit of novice collectors.
6/7/2004
Replaced: Satire - Part 2 - #54 ('Twas On The Broad Atlantic) with a better image.
Added: A new "Counter" card that I've put in the Artistic category, along with an additional Back View - Example ("Honest Coffee at an Honest Price") for the previously unreported variety found on this card.
5/8/2004
Added: A new "Counter" card that I've put in the Greetings/Holiday category.
3/30/2004
Replaced: National Geographical - #79 - India with a better image.
Satire - Part 1 - #1 (Resenting An Insult) with a slightly better image.
Satire - Part 1 - #3 (Inquisitiveness Rebuked) with a slightly better image.
One of the Tuck Art - Children cards with a slightly better image.
Added: "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for Sports & Pastimes - India.
A non-Arbuckle usage for the Birds - #52 illustration.
A non-Arbuckle usage for the Birds - #64 illustration.
Two additional non-Arbuckle uses for one of the Rolled White Oats floral vase illustrations.
3/3/2004
Added: A new "Counter" card that I've put in the Greetings/Holiday category.
2/18/2004
Replaced: The Non-Coffee Rolled White Oats card, "Out Shopping", with a slightly better image.
Added: A new Non-Coffee Rolled White Oats card, along with an additional Back View - Example (Type '5') for the previously unreported variety associated with this card.
2/07/2004
Replaced: Satire - Part 2 - #65 (The Darktown Track) with a slightly better image.
One of the Miscellany - Unnumbered High-Wheel Bicycles cards with a slightly better image.
1/27/2004
Added: A new "Counter" card that I've put in the Greetings/Holiday category.
Another new "Counter" card that I've also put in the Greetings/Holiday category.
12/29/2003
Added: "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for National Geographical - #70 Colombia.
New, though as yet incomplete, information concerning prior publication of the illustrations on which the Zoological series was based. See the new Zoological - Origins page for a summary of this information. Scans of 45 of these earlier drawings have also been added to the corresponding individual pages for each animal.
12/18/2003
Replaced: National Geographical - #77 - Newfoundland with a better image.
Added: A second variety for Zoological - #10 - Angora Goat which has a significantly different border color.
A new "Counter" card that I've put in the Artistic category.
12/8/2003
Replaced: Shorts Sets, Satire - Home, Sweet Home with a slightly better image.
The Puck cartoon images for Satire - Part 1 - #19 (Rather Awkward) and #44 (The Boundless Boy) with scans taken directly from the original periodical. (My initial images had come from microfilm copies.)
11/24/2003
Added: From the collection of Ron Schieber, a promotional poster for the Zoological series.
A non-Arbuckle usage for Miscellany - Numbered - #78.
11/03/2003
Replaced: Cooking - #1 (Cabbage) with a better image.
Satire - Part 1 - #36 (The Toughest Yet) with a better image.
One of the Miscellany - Unnumbered Home & Family cards with a slightly better image.
Corrected: The recipe text for Cooking - #45 (Shad), now that I finally have a card with an undamaged back.
10/18/2003
Replaced: The Puck cartoon images for Satire - Part 1 - #3 (Inquisitiveness Rebuked), #12 (Wisdom That Comes Too Late), #33 (A Strike Imminent), #37 (Measureless Enmity) and Satire - Part 2 - #73 (She Bought A New One), #83 (Energetic Measures), with scans taken directly from the original periodicals. (My initial images had come from microfilm copies.)
10/1/2003
Updated: "My ArbyCards" to Version 1.3. If you've previously downloaded an earlier version (v1.0, v1.1, or v1.2), you may simply download a much smaller file to upgrade your copy to v1.3.
Replaced: The Judge cartoon image for Satire - Part 2 - #72 (Driving A Bargain) with a scan taken directly from the periodical. (My original image had come from a microfilm copy.)
9/23/2003
Added: "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for National Geographical - India, from a card provided by Jerry Anderson.
Non-Arbuckle usage for one of the Miscellany - Unnumbered, Children illustrations.
My newly published Arbuckle Trade Cards Victorian Cookbook to ArbyCard Novelties.
9/6/2003
Added: "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for Sports & Pastimes - Switzerland.
Corrected: Some very minor typographical errors that I found in the recipes of a half-dozen cards in the Cooking series.
8/22/2003
Replaced: Satire - Part 2 - #53 (True Artist) with a slightly better image.
One of the Miscellany - Unnumbered Dogs cards with a slightly better image.
7/22/2003
Added: A new page in the General topics section titled ArbyCard Novelties. This page contains sample images and links to a small assortment of contemporary products (available for purchase, of course ;-)) that feature mostly humorous applications for several of the Arbuckle card designs.
7/8/2003
Replaced: One of the Miscellany - Unnumbered Flowers cards with a slightly better image.
Added: Another non-Arbuckle usage (by Holloway's) for the Sports & Pastimes - Scotland illustration.
5/26/2003
Replaced: One of the Miscellany - Unnumbered Children cards with a better image.
The Miscellany - Unnumbered English Scenery card, "On the Stour, Canterbury" with a slightly better image.
Added: Notes and detail images to Trip Around The World - #15 - Luzerne, Switzerland for a printing variety recently identified by Jerry Anderson.
3/22/2003
Replaced: One of the Miscellany - Unnumbered Sailors cards with a slightly better image.
The Judge cartoon images for Satire - Part 1 - #20 (Paternal Authority) and #50 (From His View) with scans taken directly from the periodical. (My original images had come from photocopies.)
Added: A new card in the Scenic group of Tuck Art Types.
3/10/2003
Replaced: The Judge cartoon image for Satire - Part 2 - #62 (An Able Assistant) with a scan taken directly from the periodical. (My original image had come from a microfilm copy.)
Added: A new "Counter" card that I've put in the Artistic category.
2/15/2003
Replaced: Miscellany - Unnumbered, English Scenery (Fountains Abbey), with a slightly better image.
Satire - Part 1 - #8 (Ample Remuneration) with a slightly better image.
Zoological - #1 Opossum with a slightly better image.
One of the Tuck Art - Children cards with a better image.
Another one of the Tuck Art - Children cards with a slightly better image.
The Judge cartoon image for Satire - Part 2 - #59 (A Matter Of History) with a scan taken directly from the periodical. (My original image had come from a microfilm copy.)
Added: A second image for Cooking - #40 - Peas showing a significantly different border color variety.
Another non-Arbuckle usage for one of the Miscellany - Unnumbered, Cats & Dogs illustrations.
Another non-Arbuckle usage for the Rolled White Oats illustration, "The Ferryman".
1/21/2003
Replaced: Satire - Part 2 - #59 (A Matter Of History) with a slightly better image.
Added: A new Arbuckle & Co. Candies card to the Non-Coffee category.
1/3/2003
Replaced: Satire - Part 2 - #97 (Good For The Complexion) with a slightly better image.
One of the Tuck Art - Children cards with a slightly better image.
Added: Additional "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and another detail image for Sports & Pastimes - Norway.
Another non-Arbuckle usage for the Rolled White Oats illustration, "The Champion".
Another non-Arbuckle usage for the Rolled White Oats illustration, "The Ferryman".
The May, 1978, issue of Real West Magazine to the Other References page. The issue contains an article by Matt Dodge entitled, "Arbuckles' Branded The West".
11/20/2002
Replaced: Satire - Part 1 - #31 (A Self-Made Man) with a slightly better image.
Satire - Part 2 - #61 (Finely Pointed) with a slightly better image.
Added: A new "Counter" card that I've put in the Artistic category.
Another non-Arbuckle usage (by Holloway's) for the Sports & Pastimes - Cuba illustration.
The September, 1984, issue of Hobbies Magazine to the Other References page. The issue contains an article by Marilyn Nuhn entitled, "Century-Old Arbuckle Trade Cards Once Given Away".
10/23/2002
Replaced: Satire - Part 2 - #66 (A Muddy Day) with a slightly better image.
State Maps - #57 - West Virginia (variety "A") with a slightly better image.
Changed: The card-to-card navigation within the Miscellany - Unnumbered series to be consistent with all the other series. You may now scroll back and forth through the entire series with the Previous Card/Next Card buttons, instead of just scrolling forward within a subgroup.
9/2/2002
Replaced: The Puck cartoon images for Satire - Part 1 - #27 (Not A Guest) and #28 (Between The Acts Of The Apostles) with scans taken directly from the periodical. (My original images had come from microfilm copies.)
Added: A non-Arbuckle usage for one of the Rolled White Oats illustrations showing flowers in a vase.
Original source information, provided by Jerry Anderson, for Satire - Part 1 - #11 (Good Advice), which used a cartoon that appears to have been originally published in Puck's Library.
Additional publication notes, based on research conducted by Jerry Anderson, for several of the cards in Satire - Part 1 (#'s 2, 10, 12, 22, 25, 27, 33, 36, 37, 44, 49) and Satire - Part 2 (#'s 70, 79, 85, 86, 89, 93) whose cartoons were reprinted in various issues of Puck's Library, in addition to the original Puck weekly.
6/26/2002
Added: "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for Sports & Pastimes - Gypsy.
6/20/2002
Replaced: Trip Around The World - #21 - Algiers, Algeria with a better image.
Added: Original source information, provided by Jerry Anderson, for several more of the cards in Satire - Part 1 (#15) and Satire - Part 2 (#'s 51, 59, 62, 65, 69, 72, 96) which used cartoons originally published in Judge. Images of the pen-and-ink cartoons, as they originally appeared, have also been added to each corresponding card's page.
6/1/2002
Added: Notes and detail image for a PRINTING ERROR found on a Maine (#52) State Maps card.
5/29/2002
Added: Original source information, provided by Jerry Anderson, for all of the cards in Satire - Part 1 (#'s 1, 4, 5, 7, 9, 13, 14, 16, 17, 24, 29, 32, 43, 46, 48) and Satire - Part 2 (#'s 55, 56, 57, 63, 64, 67, 68, 75, 78, 90, 91, 95, 97) which used cartoons originally published in Texas Siftings. Images of the pen-and-ink cartoons, as they originally appeared, have also been added to each corresponding card's page.
5/23/2002
Added: Non-Arbuckle usage (by H. Sergent) for the Sports & Pastimes - Greenland, Patagonia, Australia, and Algeria illustrations.
4/18/2002
Added: Another non-Arbuckle usage for the Rolled White Oats illustration, "The Ferryman".
A new Prang "Counter" card, from the collection of Randy Webb, that I've put into the Greetings / Holiday category.
3/7/2002
Added: A new card in the Children group of Tuck Art Types.
"COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for Sports & Pastimes - Mexico.
1/27/2002
Replaced: Satire - Part 2 - #75 (Better Not Try It On Texas) with a slightly better image.
Added: A new "Counter" card, from the collection of Greg ArBuckle, that I've put in a Scenic category.
1/8/2002
Added: Non-Arbuckle usage (by A. Dreyfus) for the Sports & Pastimes - United States, Ireland, Wales, Holland, Spain, Austria, Brazil, Cuba, Algeria, Ancient Judea, and Lapland illustrations. All images were contributed by Ian Woodyard.
1/5/2002
Updated: "My ArbyCards" to Version 1.2. If you've previously downloaded Version 1.0 or 1.1, you may simply download a much smaller file to upgrade your copy to v1.2.
12/13/2001
Added: "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for National Geographical - Chinese Empire.
12/12/2001
Replaced: Satire - Part 2 - #58 (Gets There Just The Same) with a slightly better image.
Added: More detailed images to better illustrate the population varieties on the West Virginia (#57) cards in State Maps.

Several images of unusual items contributed by Ron Schieber, as follows:
A Non-pictorial "Counter" card.
A Merchant-issued "Counter" card.
A Ceylon Tea card in the Non-Coffee category.
Two promotional posters, one for the State Maps series and one for the National Geographical series.

11/30/2001
Replaced: Satire - Part 1 - #35 (Hardly The One) with a slightly better image.
Satire - Part 1 - #39 (He Didn't Consider) with a slightly better image.
One of the Miscellany - Unnumbered, Donkeys, with a slightly better image.
Added: Notes and detail images to National Geographical - #52 - Persia for a printing variety (or error) I've just run across.
"COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images (with the assistance of Jerry Anderson) for Sports & Pastimes - #35 - Persia.
Notes and a detail image for a PRINTING ERROR found by Jerry Anderson on a State Maps #57 - West Virginia card.
Notes and a detail image for a PRINTING ERROR found by Jerry Anderson on a State Maps #59 - Florida card.
9/28/2001
Replaced: One of the Short Sets - Donkeys cards with a slightly better image.
Added: Notes and detail images to Trip Around The World - #48 - New York for a significant printing variety I've just run across.
9/10/2001
Added: "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for Sports & Pastimes - American Indians.
8/17/2001
Replaced: The example of the "Counter" cards' "Palate and Purse" back variety with a slightly better image.
Added: A new Prang "Counter" card that I've put in the Artistic grouping.
The June, 1997, issue of Antique Trader's Collector Magazine & Price Guide to the Other References page. The issue contains an article by Roy Nuhn entitled, "Victorian Age in Miniature - Arbuckle Bros. Coffee Company Trade Cards".
8/9/2001
Replaced: Zoological - #31 Panda with a better image.
Four more Zoological - #1 Opossum, #7 Vlacke Vark, #14 Jackal, and #27 Big-Horn with better images scanned from cards loaned by Jerry Anderson.
Added: Another image (scanned from a card loaned by Jerry Anderson) to Zoological - #12 Gnu to show a significant border color variation.
7/25/2001
Added: "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for Sports & Pastimes - Scotland.
A non-Arbuckle usage (by Holloway's) for the Sports & Pastimes - Gypsy illustration.
7/15/2001
Replaced: Miscellany - Numbered, #80, with a slightly better image.
Updated: State Maps - #57 - West Virginia with additional notes regarding the "population printing error".
Added: Notes and a new image to State Maps - #94 - Rhode Island for a significant variety I've just run across.
A non-Arbuckle usage for Miscellany - Numbered - #80.
Another non-Arbuckle usage for the Rolled White Oats illustration, "The Champion".
7/12/2001
Replaced: One of the Miscellany - Unnumbered, High-Wheel Bicycles, with a slightly better image.
Added: "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for Sports & Pastimes - Turkey and Arabia.
Notes and detail images for a "C. White" signature variety on another one of the Short Sets - Donkeys cards.
7/4/2001
Added: A non-Arbuckle usage (by Holloway's) for the Sports & Pastimes - Germany illustration.
Non-Arbuckle usage (by Van Leckwyck) for the Sports & Pastimes - England, Switzerland, Portugal, Austria, Australia, Anglo Saxon, American Negroes, and Medieval France illustrations.
Another non-Arbuckle usage for one of the Miscellany - Unnumbered, Cats & Dogs illustrations.
6/21/2001
Replaced: One of the Miscellany - Unnumbered, Fruit, with a better image.
Added: A non-Arbuckle usage (by Van Leckwyck) for the Sports & Pastimes - Scotland illustration.
A non-Arbuckle usage (by Émile Bonzel) for the Sports & Pastimes - Hawaii illustration.
A non-Arbuckle usage for one of the Miscellany - Unnumbered, High-Wheel Bicycles illustrations.
Another non-Arbuckle usage for the Rolled White Oats illustration, "Gathering Pebbles".
The January, 1979, issue of Frontier Times magazine to the Other References page. The issue contains an article by Jerry Eckhart entitled, "Traveling For Arbuckle".
5/17/2001
Replaced: National Geographical - Afghanistan with a better image.
Completed: Transcription of the Cooking - Lemon recipes (now that I've finally acquired a legible copy of this card).
Added: Notes and a detail image for a PRINTING ERROR found on a Pennsylvania State Maps card.
A new Prang "Counter" card that I've put in the Religious grouping.
5/8/2001
Replaced: One of the Miscellany - Unnumbered, Home & Family, with a slightly better image.
Added: "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for National Geographical - German Empire.
A new "early" version of the Satire card "She Bought A New One" to the Short Sets group.
4/26/2001
Updated: "My ArbyCards" to Version 1.1. If you've already downloaded Version 1.0, you can simply download a much smaller file to upgrade your copy to v1.1.
Added: A non-Arbuckle usage for one of the Miscellany - Unnumbered, Children illustrations.
4/12/2001
Replaced: Satire - Part 1 - #27 (Not A Guest) with a slightly better image.
Satire - Part 1 - #49 (Thompson Street Echoings) with a slightly better image.
One of the Miscellany - Unnumbered, Flowers, with a slightly better image.
One of the Miscellany - Unnumbered, Fox Hunt, with a slightly better image.
Added: Notes and detail images for two varieties I've recently discovered for one of the Short Sets - Donkeys cards.
Another non-Arbuckle usage for the Rolled White Oats illustration, "A little cock-horse".
Another non-Arbuckle usage for the Rolled White Oats illustration, "The Ferryman".
2/27/2001
Added: "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for Sports & Pastimes - Spain and China.
Another non-Arbuckle usage for the Rolled White Oats illustration, "Out Shopping".
Original source information for six more of the cards in Satire - Part 1 (#'s 8, 20, 26, 30, 45, 50) and seven more of the cards in Satire - Part 2 (#'s 52, 61, 74, 82, 84, 99, 100) which used cartoons first published in Judge. Images of the pen-and-ink cartoons, as they originally appeared, have also been added to each corresponding card's page.
2/9/2001
Replaced: One of the cards in the Children group of Tuck Art Types with a slightly better image.
Added: A new Greetings/Holiday "Counter" card.
The June, 1980, issue of The Antiques Journal magazine to the Other References page. The issue contains an article by Roy Nuhn entitled, "ARBUCKLE COFFEE TRADE CARDS".
1/20/2001
Added: "My ArbyCards", a graphical collection manager program for your PC, designed to assist YOU, the Arbuckle card collector, in systematically recording the details of your ever-growing collection.

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1/12/2001
Replaced: Satire - Part 1 - #2 (A Fair Warning) with a slightly better image.
Satire - Part 1 - #18 (No Hope) with a slightly better image.
Satire - Part 1 - #40 (Pat's Prevention) with a slightly better image.
Satire - Part 1 - #44 (The Boundless Boy) with a slightly better image.
Satire - Part 2 - #51 (Preparing For Contingencies) with a slightly better image.
Satire - Part 2 - #54 ('Twas On The Broad Atlantic) with a slightly better image.
Satire - Part 2 - #87 (Medical Advice) with a slightly better image.
Added: "COPYRIGHT" variation notes and detail images for Sports & Pastimes - Germany