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Lot # 321 (of 873)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1909 Ty Cobb Topping Postcard

Starting Bid - $300.00, Sold For - $1,265.00

Topping & Company postcard of Ty Cobb, the key to the set from this extremely rare and attractive issue. This set of postcards is noteworthy both for its exciting design and great rarity. The set includes players from the 1909 American League Champion Detroit Tigers. The fronts feature black-and-white player portraits in the center of a yellow six-point star. This is one of the most striking and visually exciting of all Ty Cobb cards, and is one of the rarest of all Ty Cobb cards, with probably no more than a ten examples known. The front and postcard reverse are both crisp and clean. 3.5 x 5.5 inches. Ex-Mt condition. Reserve $300. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $1,265.00

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