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1910-Era Boxing and Nonsport Card Collection (250)
Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $948
Original-owner collection of 250 cards from various 1910-era boxing and nonsport tobacco- and caramel-card issues. This collection consists of the following: 1) 1910 E47 American Caramel "Jockey Caramels" (16 cards): All Pr. 2) 1910s E49 American Caramel "Wild West Caramels" (2 cards): Pawnee Bill and Kit Carson. Both Pr. 3) 1910s E50 Dockman "Wild West Gum" (102 cards): One complete 24-card set, several partial sets, heavy duplication, including two Custer, three Cody, five Sitting Bull, five Roosevelt, and seven Carson. Range in grade from Pr to Vg (averaging Gd). 4) 1910s E50 American Caramel "Wild West Caramels" (1 card): A Pueblo Indian (Gd). 5) 1910 E75 American Caramel "Prize Fighter Caramels" (14 cards): Includes Johnson and Ketchell. All Pr. 6) 1910 E79 Philadelphia Caramel "27 Scrappers" (2 cards): O'Brien and Rawlins. Both Pr. 7) 1910 T218 Mecca/Hassan "Champion Athlete and Prize Fighters" (88 cards): Includes two Attell (Fr and trimmed), two Jeffries (both Pr), and Ketchell (Fr). Balance grades Pr to Gd. 8) 1910 T219 Honest Long Cut "Champion Pugilists" (13 cards): Includes Attell (Pr). Five Gd to Vg and eight Pr. 9) 1910 T220 Mecca Cigarettes "Champion Athlete and Prize Fighters" (7 cards): Includes McGovern (silver border). All Pr to Gd. 10) 1912 T227 Honest Long Cut "Series of Champions" (5 cards): Goodwin, McDermott, Sheppard, Wolgast, and Zbyszko. All Pr. This is a sizable collection of prewar sport and nonsport cards with many interesting highlights and sets represented. Total: 250 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $948
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