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Lot # 375 (of 1807)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1916 M101-4 Sporting News Collection Including Wagner and Weaver (56 cards)

Starting Bid - $400.00, Sold For - $2,962.50

Collection of fifty-six different cards from the M101-4 Sporting News set highlighted by twelve Hall of Famers, including Honus Wagner, as well as "Black Sox" star Buck Weaver. The cards in this collection represent more than one-quarter of a complete 1916 M101-4 Sporting News set. The M101-4s, along with their sister set M101-5, are two of the most highly regarded and comprehensive baseball-card sets of the era. Each card in this collection presents in Vg to Ex condition on the front (except for eight lesser) but would technically grade Poor due to extensive back damage from album mounting, which has caused paper loss and left heavy glue residue. The collection consists of the following: #1, 8, 9 Baker (HOF), 10 Bancroft (HOF), 11, 12, 13 Bender (HOF), 14, 15, 16, 17 Brown (HOF), 18, 20, 21, 27, 28 Carey (HOF), 65, 79, 82, 85, 89, 98, 102, 105, 106, 107 Mack (HOF), 108, 112 Maranville (HOF), 123, 124, 126, 128, 130, 135, 136, 137, 138, 142 Rixey (HOF), 145, 148, 149, 150, 153, 161, 169 Stengel (HOF), 174 Tinker (HOF), 175, 176, 180, 182 Wagner (HOF), 184 Walsh (HOF), 186 Weaver (Black Sox), 191, 192, 194, and 195 Wood. This is an attractive collection of these popular real-photo cards with numerous highlights. Many collectors feel this issue represents one of the best values among classic vintage cards. These cards have been consigned directly from the family of legendary collector Paul Pollard. Total: 56 cards. Reserve $400. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $2,962.50


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