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Lot # 219 (of 1525)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1911 M116 Sporting Life Blue Background Nap Lajoie Plus Envelope

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $5,220.00

Graded NM-MT 8 by PSA. Only three examples have been graded at this level with only one card graded higher. Incredible Nr/Mt-Mt example of this classic Nap Lajoie card issued by Sporting Life in 1911. This is the scarcer and very distinctive blue background variety. Perfect centering, bold and bright colors, snow white borders, and perfect registration. This classic prewar set was originally issued in twelve-card series. Accompanying the card is the original Sporting Life envelope/wrapper for Series #2 in which this card was originally issued. The envelope has advertising for Sporting Life and lists all the players in the series including Lajoie. The envelope is in Very Good to Excellent condition and has also been encapsulated by PSA. Spectacular super high grade example of this key Lajoie card, accompanied by the original Sporting Life envelope. Total 2 items. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $5,220.00

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