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1910-Era Tobacco and Candy Card Collection (96)
Starting Bid - $500.00 , Sold For - $5,875.00
Assortment of ninety-six tobacco and candy cards from the 1910 era consists of cards from four different baseball issues and one boxing set, including two E101 Honus Wagners, and numerous other highlights and Hall of Famers. The cards in this lot are part of the original-owner Rochester, New York, collection highlighted by the extraordinary find of thirty-six D380 Clement Bros. Bread cards which are presented in this auction. 1) E91 American Caramel (53 cards): Set A (3 cards): two grade Gd and one Pr; Set B (29 cards): 16 cards are Vg, including Chance, Collins, Evers, Marquard and Plank; 10 cards are Gd, including Baker, Bender, Marquard, and McGraw; three cards are Pr-Fr, including Mathewson; Set C (21 cards): thirteen cards are Vg, including Clarke and Johnson; five are Gd, including Johnson and Speaker; three are Pr-Fr. 2) E101 "Set of 50" (2 cards): two Honus Wagner (batting, both grade Pr-Fr). 3) T201 Mecca Double Folders (3 cards): Wheat/Bergen (HOF, Pr-Fr), Dooin/Titus (Vg), Gibson/Leach (Vg). 4) T202 Hassan Triple Folders (24 cards): three cards are Vg, including #15 Bresnahan/Harmon (HOF) and 116 Graham/Brown (HOF); seven cards are Gd-Vg, including #64 Chance/Tinker (HOF) and 88 Johnson/Knight (HOF); fourteen cards are Pr-Fr, including #20 Chance/Shean (HOF), 34 Walsh/Payne (HOF), 38 Clarke/Byrne (HOF), 47 Mathewson/Meyers (HOF), 76 Cicotte/Stahl (Black Sox), 84 Jennings/McGraw (HOF), and 105 Clarke/Miller (HOF). Numbers reference Standard Catalog checklist. 5) E75 Prize Fighter American Caramels (14 cards): Abe Attell (Gd-Vg), Jimmy Britt (Vg), Jim Corbett (Pr), George Dixon (Fr-Gd), Bob Fitzsimmons (pencil marks on reverse , otherwise Vg), Joe Gans (Vg), Jack Johnson (Gd), Peter Maher (Vg), Terry McGovern (Pr-Fr), Jack Munroe (Pr), Battling Nelson (Gd), Tom Sharkey (Vg), John L. Sullivan (Vg), and Joe Walcott (Vg). Total 96 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $5,875.00
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