Cecil Browne Hockey Card
1924-25 Crescent Selkirk Fishermen #6
Each year, Crescent Ice Cream offered a promotion surrounding the cards. As was the case with other such offers of that era, however, there was a catch.
Collectors with an 1923-24 entire set could bring the cards to Crescent’s offices for a brick of ice cream. Three sets would yield the bearer a Hockey stick. However, card No. 6 was either printed in such small quantities (or, perhaps even not printed at all) that it is not known today. Few complete sets, if any, were probably presented.
Crescent Ice Cream ran the same promotion the following year (1924-25) with the only change being that no Hockey stick was offered. It is possible they received complaints from the previous year because, while No. 6 (Cecil Browne) is scarce, we at least have seen examples of this card today.