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1909 E92 Dockman & Sons Honus Wagner

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,293

Graded GOOD 2 by PSA. The rare Dockman & Sons caramel issue from 1909 shares designs with several other closely related candy issues (Croft's Candy, Nadja Caramels, etc.) from the same era. The offered example of Hall of Famer Honus Wagner (throwing pose) is an attractive example, with an appearance far stronger than its technically accurate modest PSA grade. Bright and crisp, with vibrant colors, evenly rounded corners, a few minor creases, and perfectly centered. The back is particularly clean, with bold black text. Caramel cards in general are much rarer than tobacco cards of the era. Because they were issued with caramels one card per package and sold to children (as opposed to being sold to adults with tobacco), they also tend to survive in a much lower grade. This is a very strong Good example of the legendary Honus Wagner from this rare, early twentieth-century candy issue. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $1,293


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