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Lot # 188 (of 1807)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1887 to 1939 Prewar-Card Collection (180) Including 47 Hall of Famers!

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $9,480.00

Very unusual and fascinating collection of 180 prewar cards, spanning the years 1887 to 1939, including representation from an astounding forty-two different classic issues, with numerous Hall of Famers and additional highlights. Seventy-six cards have been graded by PSA, SGC, BVG, or GAI. This collection consists of the following: 1) 1887 N172 Old Judge (2 cards): Keefe 251-6 (HOF, POOR 10) and O'Brien 351-5 (Gd). 2) 1895 N300 Mayo's Cut Plug (1 card): Duffy (HOF, Pr). 3) 1909 Topping & Co. (1 card): Jones (SGC FAIR 20). 4) 1909 E90-1 American Caramel (17 cards): Hall of Famers Plank (POOR 10), Baker (PSA PR 1), Bender (SGC Authentic), and Keeler (trimmed), Chase (SGC FAIR 20), five commons graded SGC VG 40, two commons graded PSA VG 3, two commons graded SGC GOOD 30, and three ungraded commons Fr-Gd. 5) 1910 E90-3 American Caramel (1 card): Evers (HOF, PSA PR 1). 6) 1909 E92 Dockman & Sons (3 cards): Young (HOF, PSA PR 1), Dougherty (PSA VG 3), and Schmidt (Vg). 7) 1910 E93 Standard Caramel (3 cards): Joss (HOF, SGC FAIR 20), Coveleskie (PSA GOOD 2), and Leach (SGC FAIR 20). 8) 1911 E94 George Close Candy (2 cards): Byrne (SGC POOR 10) and Lobert (PSA Authentic). 9) 1909 E95 Philadelphia Caramel (3 cards): Collins (HOF, SGC FAIR 20), Morgan (PSA VG 3), and Reulbach (Gd). 10) 1910 E96 Philadelphia Caramel (5 cards): Two commons graded SGC GOOD 30 (Donovan and McQuillan), two commons graded SGC FAIR 20 (Arrelanes and Rossman), and Thomas (Gd). 11) 1909-10 E97 Briggs Co. Lozenge (1 card): Mullin (SGC GOOD 30). 12) 1911 E100 Bishop & Company (1 card): Carlisle (SGC GOOD 30). 13) 1910 E104-II Nadja Caramels (1 card): Adams (SGC POOR 10). 14) 1909-1910 W555 (1 card): Evers (HOF, VG). 15) 1910 Orange Borders (1 card): NL Champions (Pr). 16) 1911 D310 Pacific Coast Biscuit (2 cards): Heister and Holland (both SGC Authentic). 17) 1909-1911 T206 White Border (102 cards): Twenty-five Hall of Famers including Joss/pitch (PSA VG-EX 4), Lajoie/bat (BVG VG+ 3.5), E. Collins (BVG G-VG 2.5), Johnson/hands at chest (PSA GOOD 2), Bresnahan/port., Chance/bat, McGraw/finger in air, Tinker/hands on knees, and Willis/port. (all SGC GOOD 30), Willis/bat (SGC FAIR 20), Mathewson/white cap (PSA PR-FR 1), Cobb/green, Evers/port., and Marquard/hands at side (all SGC POOR 10), Cobb/bat on and Young/bare hand (both PSA Authentic), Baker, Clarke/port., Evers/Chicago, Jennings/one hand, Lajoie/throw, Marquard/follow-through, Marquard/port., Speaker, and Tinker/hands on knees (all ungraded Pr-Fr), three commons graded PSA VG-EX 4, one common graded GAI VG+ 3.5, two commons graded SGC VG 40, one common graded PSA VG 3, and seventy commons, including two Southern Leaguers and Doyle/N.Y., hands above head (all ungraded Pr-Fr with some trimmed). 18) 1911 T205 Gold Border (1 card): Downey (miscut, otherwise Vg-Ex). 19) 1910 T209 Contentnea (1 card): Brandon (SGC POOR 10). 20) 1910 T211 Red Sun (1 card): Bayless (SGC POOR 10). 21) 1911 T3 Turkey Red (1 card): Crawford (HOF, Authentic). 22) 1914 T213 Coupon Cigarettes (1 card): Oldring/Phil Am. (SGC GOOD 30). 23) 1909-1913 M101-2 Sporting News Supplements (3 cards): Hall of Famers Lajoie and Mathewson (both 1909, BVG Authentic) and Somers (1913, VG). 24) 1911 M116 Sporting Life (3 cards): Mathewson (HOF, SGC Authentic), Cicotte (Black Sox, SGC POOR 10), and Dooin/pastel (PSA EX-MT 6). 25) 1916 M101-5 Blank Back (1 card): #19 Bush (Pr). 26) 1916 D350-1 Standard Biscuit (3 cards): #115, 174, and 179 (all Fr-Gd). 27) 1916 H801-9 The Globe Stores (1 card): #97 Lajoie (HOF, PSA PR 1). 28) 1921 E253 Oxford Confectionery (1 card): Perkins (Gd). 29) 1922 E120 American Caramel (1 card): Cruise (Pr). 30) 1922 W575-1 (1 card): Gowdy (PSA GOOD 2 MK). 31) 1922 W575-2 (1 card): Rommell (Fr). 33) 1923 V117 Maple Crispette (1 card): #12 Sewell (HOF, PSA GOOD 2). 34) 1925 W512 (1 card): Bancroft (HOF, trimmed). 35) 1926 Exhibits (2 cards): Hargrave and Shocker (both Fr). 36) 1927 W560 (1 card): Pennock (HOF, PSA MINT 9). 37) 1933 Uncle Jacks Candy (1 card): Hallahan (SGC GOOD 30). 38) 1933 R338 Goudey Sport Kings (1 card): #1 Cobb (PSA Authentic). 39) 1934 Gold Medal Flour (1 card): Marberry (PSA EX-MT 6). 40) 1936 R312 (1 card): Ruffing (HOF, tape on reverse otherwise Vg-Ex). 41) 1938 R323 Goudey (1 card): #252 Bonura (PSA VG-EX 4). 42) 1939 Play Ball (3 cards): #50 Gehringer (HOF, PSA GOOD 2), 71 Pearson (sample back, PSA VG-EX 4), and 82 Klein (HOF, PSA VG-EX 4). The equivalent SMR value for just fifty-three of the graded cards is $5,641. This total does not include the twenty-three graded cards for which there is no SMR value (either for the set or the grade) or the 104 ungraded cards! A very substantial, unique, and eclectic representation of classic card issues from the prewar era, a collection (and education in vintage cards!) unto itself, including many highlights. Total: 180 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $4,000++. SOLD FOR $9,480.00


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