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1887 N172 Old Judge Mike King Kelly
Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $3,480.00
Graded EX/NM 80 by SGC. Very high-grade example of 1887 N172 Old Judge of Hall of Famer Mike "King" Kelly (bat in left hand at side pose), identified as "$10,000 Kelly." Kelly earned this nickname when he was sold from Boston to Chicago following the 1887 season for this then unheard of sum. Perfectly clean, both front and back, with square corners. Contrast is just a little light. This is one of the most popular poses of Kelly in the Old Judge series. This is an outstanding,extremely high-grade Old Judge of the legendary Mike "King" Kelly, one of nineteenth-century baseball's greatest stars. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $3,480.00
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