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Lot # 827 (of 1525)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Circa 1910 P2 Sweet Caporal Pins Collection (142)

Starting Bid - $800.00, Sold For - $2,900.00

Circa 1910 P2 Sweet Caporal pin collection of 142 different (out of 205 in the set) represents well over half the set, and includes many of the keys stars and Hall of Famers in the set. Also included are many scarce pins and numerous variations. 80% range from Ex to Nr/Mt, 15% Vg-Ex, 5% lesser grades. All but a few have the original advertising back papers complete and intact. Organized by team, the collection includes: Philadelphia Athletics: 10, including Home Run Baker and Chief Bender (small and large letters). Cincinnati Reds: 8. Brooklyn Superbas: 12, including Scanlon and Zach Wheat (small and large letters). Detroit Tigers: 9, including T. Jones, Mullin (large letters, white cap), Killian, and Donovan. Pittsburgh Pirates: 14, including Fred Clarke (small and large letters). Chicago Cubs: 9, including Mordecai Brown (small), Johnny Evers, and Joe Tinker (small). New York Yankees: 10, including Chase (small and large) and Warhop. St. Louis Cardinals: 6, including Roger Bresnahan (small letters) and Miller Huggins (small and large). Washington Senators: 11, including Walter Johnson (small and large). Boston Red Sox: 8, including Cicotte, Hooper, and Tris Speaker (small and large). New York Giants: 17, including John McGraw (small). Chicago White Sox: 10, including Hugh Duffy (small and large). Philadelphia Phillies: 13, including Bransfield. St. Louis Browns: 2. Boston Rustlers: 2. Cleveland Naps: 1. P2s represent one of the best values of all 1910-era tobacco issues. Total 142 pins. Reserve $800. Estimate $1,500/$2,500. SOLD FOR $2,900.00

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