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Diverse 1909 to 1928 Tobacco and Candy Card Collection (65)
Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $8,700.00
Offered is an extremely diverse collection of 65 different cards, dating from 1909 to 1928, with an extremely high concentration of Hall of Famers, including representation from nineteen different highly regarded issues. This is a fascinating selection of high quality vintage cards including many rarities and key cards from some of the most desirable sets of the era. 1) 1909 E95 Philadelphia Caramel (6 cards): Morgan (Ex-Mt), Cobb (HOF, Gd-Vg), Mathewson (HOF, Fr), two Evers (HOF, Ex and Vg), Plank (Vg). 2) 1910 E96 Philadelphia Caramel (4 cards): Rucker (minor stain in the lower left corner, otherwise Ex), Tinker (HOF, Gd), Marquard (HOF, very light stain in the upper right corner, otherwise Ex-Mt), Herzog (Ex). 3) 1909-10 E97 C.A. Briggs Co. (2 cards): Camnitz (Fr) and Schlei (Fr). 4) 1909-11 E90-1 American Caramel: Lajoie (HOF, Vg). 5) 1910-11 M116 Sporting Life: Wallace (HOF, Vg-Ex). 6) 1910 "Orange Borders": National League Champions, 1909 (Pittsburgh, Vg). 7) 1911 T201 Mecca Double Folders (4 cards): Byrne/Clarke (HOF, slight irregular cut, otherwise Ex), Cobb/Crawford (HOF, two light red marks on the front, otherwise Vg-Ex), Dougherty/Lord (Vg-Ex/Ex), Johnson/Street (HOF, light stains in the upper left corner and pencil marks on back, otherwise Vg). 8) 1911 T205 Gold Border (28 cards): Highlighted by eight Hall of Famers and one minor leaguer: Baker (Vg-Ex/Ex), Brown (Gd), E. Collins/mouth closed (Ex), J. Collins/minor leaguer (Vg front, ink stamp on back), Dougherty/white sock (Gd), Griffith (Vg), two Speaker (Vg and Gd), Wallace/no cap, one line of stats (Vg front, ink stamp on reverse), Wheat (Vg). 9) 1911 S74 Silks - Colored (2 silks): Oakes (Ex) and Speaker (HOF, Vg-Ex front, glued to a piece of cardboard). 10) 1913 National Game: Ty Cobb (PSA PR-FR 1). This is a nice-looking card, far better looking than suggested by the PSA grade. We grade this card Gd-Vg. 11) 1916 M101-4 The Sporting News (3 cards): #13 Bender (HOF, Nr/Mt front, minor glue stains and paper loss on the back), 118 Merkle (Ex front, minor glue stains and paper loss on back), 146 Roush (HOF, Ex front, minor glue stains on paper loss on reverse). 12) 1916 M101-5 Blank Backs: #42 Crawford (HOF, Vg to Vg-Ex). 13) 1921 E253 Oxford Confectionary: Grimes (HOF, Vg). 14) 1921-22 W575-1: Kelly/1st B. (HOF, Ex front, paper loss on back). 15) 1922 E120 American Caramel Series 240 (2 cards): Alexander (HOF, Ex-Mt) and Toney (Ex). 16) 1922 V61 Neilson's Chocolate Type 2 (2 cards): Carey (HOF, centered 75/25 L/R, otherwise Ex-Mt) and Collins (HOF, Fr). 17) 1922 W573: Baker (HOF, Ex). 18) 1925-31 W590 (2 cards): Gowdy/former catcher (Nr/Mt) and Young/former right fielder (HOF, Ex-Mt). 19) 1928 W502 (2 cards): #35 Judge (Vg-Ex) and 49 Goslin (HOF, Ex). Total 65 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $8,700.00
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