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1895 N300 Mayo's Cut Plug Cap Anson

Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $15,080.00

Graded EX 5 by PSA, the only example at that level, with only one example graded higher. Outstanding N300 Mayo's Cut Plug of Hall of Famer Cap Anson. This is a particularly significant nineteenth-century card as Mayo is one of the very few sets featuring Cap Anson from his playing days. While he was the premier player of his day, for some reason Anson is represented by only two poses in the N172 Old Judge series (and one of those, of course, is the incredibly rare "Anson in uniform" pose, of which there are only several known examples). Bright and crisp, with no creases, and with only the slightest wear to the extremely condition-sensitive edges and corners. This is a very impressive and, for Mayo's, a very high-grade example of one of Cap Anson's most desirable cards. Reserve $2,000. Estimate $4,000/$6,000. SOLD FOR $15,080.00

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