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Nineteenth-Century Non-Baseball Tobacco Card Collection (165)
Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $5,581.25
Collection of 165 non-baseball nineteenth-century cards from four different key tobacco-card issues which also include baseball players: 1) 1887 N184 W.S. Kimball Champions (16 cards): One card grades Vg-Ex, one Vg, six Gd-Vg, and eight Gd. Includes: Beardsley (rider), Casey (handball), Ferrell (rider), two George (roller skater), George (pedestrian), Hamilton (high jumper), Muller (wrestler), Murphy (jockey), Rowe (bicycle rider), two Schaefer (billiards), Smith (boxing), Smith (rifle shooter), Warren (boxing), and Whistler (wrestler). 2) 1888 N162 Goodwin Champions (31 cards): One card grades Ex, nine Vg, seventeen Gd-Vg, and four Gd. Includes: four Albert (pedestrian), Andrews (baseball), two Beach (oarsman), three Bogardus (marksman), two D'Oro (pool), Dwight (tennis), two Gaudaur (oarsman), MacKenzie (chess), Myers (runner), two Page (high jumper), two Prince (bicyclist), three Rowell (pedestrian), Schaefer (billiards), Sexton (billiards), Taylor (tennis), two Teemer (oarsman), Voss (strong man), and Wood (bicyclist). 3) 1888 N28 Allen & Ginter Champions (87 cards): Ten cards grade Vg-Ex, twenty-eight Vg, thirty-nine Gd-Vg, four Gd, and six with slight trim. Includes: three Acton (wrestler), Adams (billiards), two Bauer (wrestler), four Beach (oarsman), three Bibby (wrestler), two Bogardus (rifle shooter), six Bubear (oarsman), Carney (boxing), Carroll (boxing), two Carver (rifle shooter), Cody (rifle shooter), two Daly (billiards), two Dempsey (boxing), two Dion (billiards), three Frey (pool), three Gaudaur (oarsman), five Hamm (oarsman), five Hanlan (oarsman), two Hosmer (oarsman), Kilrain (boxing), two Lannon (boxing), Malone (pool), four McKay (oarsman), two McLaughlin (wrestler), three McMahon (wrestler), three Muldoon (wrestler), three Ross (oarsman), Schaefer (pool), four Sexton (billiards), Slosson (billiards), Smith (boxing), three Sorakichi (wrestler), three Teemer (oarsman), three Trickett (oarsman), Vignaux (billiards), and Weir (boxing). 4) 1889 N29 Allen & Ginter Champions (31 cards): Six cards grade Vg-Ex, seven Vg, five Gd-Vg, and thirteen with slight trim. Includes: two Barry (hammer thrower), Bibby (wrestler), Boyton (swimmer), Carter (runner), two Clarke (walker), Crocker (cyclist), Daly (athlete), Dwight (tennis), Edwards (boxing), two Ford (athlete), George (runner), Harradon (cyclist), Hill (club swinger), Ives (cyclist), Kerrigan (boxing), La Blanche (boxing), Lange (walker), three McCormack (skater), O’Connor (oarsman), Page (high jumper), Paulsen (skater), Queckberner (weight lifter), Ryan (baseball), Temple (cyclist), Webb (swimmer), and Wood (cyclist). Total 165 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000+. SOLD FOR $5,581.25
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