I ran across an old Lew Lipset consignment list ("from three well known collectors") the other day, which I estimate was put out around 1986 and was included with copies of The Old Judge newsletter that Lew put out for several years*. It is a thing of beauty and he only offered proof cards. While I don't cover tobacco cards here, two T3 and twenty-five T206 proofs were offered, along with eight T206 print freaks. The rest of the two page ad (on legal size paper) detailed proofs from Topps and related brands, none later than 1974.
First up, proofs of issued subjects 1952 Bowman Baseball, including two with major differences compared to the issued card:
This is the issued card (Card #13); Mapes was traded by St. Louis to Detroit on Valentine's Day, 1952:
As you can see, the background was altered as well from the St. Louis version.
Assuming the mentioned Thomson is Bobby (Card #2), then the remaining subjects are numbered as follows:
Next up, 1958 Topps Basketball proofs, 43 of them to be exact: