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1910-Era Caramel-Card Type Collection Including M131 Baltimore Newsboy (32)
Starting Bid - $400, Sold For - $3,851
Presented is an outstanding type-card collection of thirty-two cards from more than twenty different 1910-era caramel-card issues. Included is a particularly rare M131 example (closely related to E94) as well as many other rare issues. Assembled by a diligent collector over a period of many years, the offered collection (which was part of a larger type-card collection) is a tremendous representation of cards from these classic prewar sets. This collection consists of the following: 1) 1908 E91A American Caramel: Reulbach (Vg). 2) 1908 E91B American Caramel: Chance (HOF, Fr) and Murphy (Gd). 3) 1908 E91C American Caramel: Milan (Fr). 4) 1909-1911 E90-1 American Caramel: Grant (Fr). 5) 1909-1911 E254 Colgan's Chips Stars of the Diamond: Schlafly (Ex). 6) 1909 E92 Croft's Candy Black Back: Zimmerman (Pr). 7) 1909 E92 Croft's Candy Blue Back: Bescher (Pr). 8) 1909 E92 Croft's Cocoa: Doyle/throwing (Gd+, miscut back) and Seigle (Ex). 9) 1909 E92 Dockman & Sons: Doyle/with bat (slight trim, otherwise Vg-Ex). 10) 1909 E92 Dockman & Sons Blank Back: Davis (handcut, exhibiting irregular borders and distinctly different color passes than normally seen on this card). 11) 1909 E92 Nadja Caramels: O'Hara (slight trim, otherwise Vg-Ex). 12) 1909 E95 Philadelphia Caramels: Merkle (Vg-Ex). 13) 1909 E101: McGraw (HOF, Fr). 14) 1909 E102: Schaefer (Vg-Ex). 15) 1909 Colgan's Chips Square Proofs: Evers (HOF, Ex front, with small piece of album residue on reverse). 16) 1910 E90-2 American Caramel Pirates: Phillippe (Vg). 17) 1910 E90-3 American Caramel White Sox: Purtell (Gd+). 18) 1910 E93 Standard Caramel: Ames (Vg). 19) 1910 E96 Philadelphia Caramels: Meyers (Gd). 20) 1910 E98: Vaughn (Vg-Ex). 21) 1910 E99 Bishop & Co. PCL: Nourse (Vg). 22) 1910 E103 Williams Caramel: Ewing (Vg). 23) 1910 E104-1 Nadja Caramels: Morgan (Fr). 24) 1910 E104-2 Nadja Caramels: Phillippe (Gd). 25) 1910 E105 Mello-Mint: Zimmerman (Pr). 26) 1911 Baseball Bats: Merkle (Vg). 27) 1911 E94 George Close Candy: Turner (Pr). 28) 1911 M131 Baltimore Newsboy: Dougherty (Pr). 29) 1912 E270 Colgan's Chips Red Borders: Williams (Vg). 30) 1915 E106 American Caramel: Fromme (Pr). Extremely impressive group of cards that is literally a collection unto itself and includes examples from many of the most significant prewar caramel-card issues. Total: 32 cards. Reserve $400. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $3,851
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