1887 to 1941 Prewar-Card Collection (35)

Sold For: $840

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 184

Item Year: 1910

Category: Prewar Baseball Cards (1900-1941)

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Collection of thirty-five different cards from twenty-two different prewar card issues spanning the years 1887 to 1941. This unusual and eclectic lot is a vintage sample-card collection unto itself! Seven cards are professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA or SGC. This collection consists of the following: 1) 1887 N284 Buchner Gold Coin Burns (trimmed). 2) 1887 N172 Old Judge Morrell (rebacked, Boston). 3-4) 1888 Scrapps Dunlap (Pr) and Foultz (taped, Authentic). 5) 1896 A.G. Spalding & Bros. H818 Baseball Player (Pr). 6) Circa 1909 Franklin postcard Chicago Cubs (postmarked 1909, otherwise Vg). 7) 1909 T204 Ramly Bowerman (PSA PR 1). 8) 1910 T212 Obak Armbuster (PSA PR 1). 9-14) 1911 T201 Mecca Double Folders Clarke/Byrne (Pr), Donovan/Stroud (SGC FAIR 20), Ford/Johnson (SGC GOOD 30), Hartzell/Blair (Pr), Mattern/Graham (Fr), and Woodruff/Williams (Gd). 15-16) 1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folders Ball/Stovall (Fr), and Rucker/Bergen (PSA PR 1). 17-18) 1912 T207 Recruit McIntire (slight trim top edge, otherwise Vg), and Recruit coupon (Pr). 19) 1913 T200 Fatima Pittsburgh Nationals (Pr). 20) 1914 T222 Fatima Demaree (PSA PR 1). 21-22) 1914 B18 Blankets Maisel/green infield (Vg-Ex) and Hummel/green infield (trimmed, otherwise Vg). 23) Circa 1914 American Art Publishing Co. Polo Grounds/McGraw postcard (postmarked 1915, otherwise Fr). 24) 1922 E120 American Caramel Caveney (Fr). 25) 1925 Turf Cigarettes #50 Baseball/Sisler (Vg). 26) 1932 U.S. Caramel #13 Waner (SGC FAIR 20). 27) 1932 New York Giants Schedule Postcards Hubbell (thin stock, Fr). 28-31) 1935 Goudey 4-in-1 #11 West (Fr), 18 Burns (Gd+), 23 Leslie (Gd), 25 Cramer (Pr). 32) 1934-36 Batter-Up #43 Heving (Fr). 33) 1936 R311 Glossy Finish Goudey Premium 1935 National League All-Stars (Pr). 34) 1933 Goudey #234 Hubbell (Pr). 35) 1941 Goudey #4 Rosar (Pr). This small but fascinating lot is ideal for the collector who wants real, original prewar cards which capture the spirit of the history of the game and collecting, but does not want to spend a fortune. Total: 35 cards.
Reserve $300. Estimate $500+.


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