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Lot # 186 (of 1525)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1910 E125 American Caramel Die-Cut Honus Wagner

Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $8,700.00

Extremely rare E125 American Caramel Die-Cut of Honus Wagner. Honus Wagner will always be a magical name in the world of baseball cards because of the legendary rarity of his card in the T206 set. Approximately 60 T206 Wagners are known to exist. Offered is a card of Honus Wagner, from the American Caramel Die-Cut series issued in 1910, which is approximately ten times rarer than the T206 Wagner. E125s have always been held in the highest esteem by advanced collectors both for their extreme rarity, as well as for their very striking and unique design. The fragile nature of all die-cut cards and the easily broken flaps at the base of E125s which allow them to stand, make complete, high-grade examples all the rarer. The E125 Honus Wagner has survived complete, with all flaps intact. The stand-up flaps have never even been folded back. A very slight surface crease on Wagner's right arm is visible only from the reverse. The card has some areas of light age toning and an extremely minor surface flake at the edge by Wagner's left hand. The reverse of the card, which features a complete checklist of the Pirates in the set and advertising for American Caramels, is bright and perfectly clean. In Very Good to Excellent condition. This is a magnificent example of one of the rarest of all Honus Wagner cards, from one of the rarest and most condition-sensitive of all caramel card issues. Reserve $2,000. Estimate $4,000/$6,000. SOLD FOR $8,700.00

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