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1888 N403 Yum Yum Tobacco Deasley

Starting Bid - $800.00, Sold For - $2,875.00

Extremely rare sample card from the Yum Yum Tobacco series of 1888 features an extraordinarily bold portrait photo of Washington catcher Pat Deasly in his final Major League season. This is an incredible example of this significant nineteenth-century rarity. Advanced collectors have appreciated the mystique of the most rare pre-1900 baseball card issues for decades. And whether it is because of the brand name, their unusual look, extreme rarity, or a combination of these factors, few card issues cause the stir that Yum Yum Tobacco cards do among the most serious die-hard collectors. This is a great looking card. A little wear to the corners, but still overall we grade this card Excellent. Reserve $800. Estimate $1,500/$2,500. SOLD FOR $2,875.00

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