1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folder Collection (15)

Sold For: $960

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 435

Item Year: 1912

Category: T Tobacco Cards

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Collection of fifteen different cards from the T202 Hassan Triple Folder set, highlighted by eight cards featuring Hall of Famers. The beautiful lithography, the great number of stars represented, and the unique design of T202 Hassan Triple Folders combine to make it one of the most highly regarded of all baseball-card sets of the era. In the following list, the cards are referenced by the numbers provided by the Standard Catalog of Baseball Cards checklist. Condition composite: Ex (3 cards): #14 Catching Him Napping (HOF, Oakes/Bresnahan), 56 Easy for Larry (Doyle/Merkle), and 100 Schaefer on First (McBride/Milan). Vg-Ex (1 card): #95 McConnell Caught (Richie/Needham). Vg (4 cards): #12 Carrigan Blocks His Man (Gaspar/McLean), 31 Chief Bender Waiting for a Good One (HOF, Bender/Thomas), 84 Just Before the Battle (HOF, McGraw/Jennings), and 127 Too Late for Devlin (HOF, Marquard/Meyers). Gd (5 cards): #30 Chase Safe at Third (HOF, Barry/Baker), 33 Close at First (Ball/Stovall), 76 Jake Stahl Guarding First (Cicotte/Stahl), 110 Sullivan Puts Up a High One (HOF, Evans/Huggins), and 132 Wheat Strikes Out (HOF, Dahlen/Wheat). Fr (2 cards): #48 Donlin Out at First (Camnitz/Gibson) and 101 Schaefer Steals Second (HOF, McBride/Griffith).. This is an extremely attractive collection from this classic issue which would make outstanding additions to any high-quality complete set or prewar-card collection. Total: 15 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+.


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