1910-1911 M116 Sporting Life Blue Background PSA EX-MT 6 and NM 7 Collection (4)

Sold For: $720

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 140

Item Year: 1910

Category: Prewar Baseball Cards (1900-1941)

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Presented is a high-grade collection of four 1911 Sporting Life "Blue Background" cards, each graded by PSA: Harry Davis (EX-MT 6), George Gibson (NM 7), George McQuillan (NM 7), and Ira Thomas (EX-MT 6). Each card is bright, crisp, and entirely clean, front and back, with four sharp corners, outstanding centering, bright white borders, and a flawless registration. M116 Sporting Life cards were issued in subsets of twenty-four cards per series. All four of these cards are from the distinctive "Blue Background" series. The twenty-four cards from this series were issued with both blue backgrounds and white backgrounds. The "Blue Background" cards have always been especially appreciated by collectors for their scarcity and distinctive style, as well as for their unparalleled high concentration of quality players. This collection would provide instant upgrades to virtually any M116 set. The total SMR value for this collection is $1,000. Total: 4 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+.

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