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1888 N28 Allen & Ginter Complete Set of Baseball Players SGC Graded (10)

Starting Bid - $800.00, Sold For - $3,480.00

1888 N28 Allen & Ginter "World's Champions" complete set of ten baseball players including six Hall of Famers (Anson, Clarkson, Comiskey, Keefe, Kelly, and Ward), all graded by SGC. SGC Condition Report: Cap Anson (FAIR 20, nice looking card with Vg-Ex front, downgraded due to light paper loss to reverse), Chas. Bennett (POOR 10, Vg front, downgraded due to serious back damage), R. L. Caruthers (VG 40), John Clarkson (POOR 10, downgraded due to serious back damage), Charles Comiskey (GOOD 30), Jack Glasscock (FAIR 20, front is Ex, downgraded due to glue on reverse, no paper loss), Tim Keefe (VG 40), Mike Kelly (VG/EX 50), Joseph Mulvey (FAIR 20), and John Ward (GOOD 30). Allen & Ginters are widely recognized as one of the most classic of all pre-1900 issues. This is a very attractive medium-grade complete set of this extremely popular nineteenth-century issue, with an overall appearance far superior to the technically accurate assigned grades. Total 10 cards. Reserve $800. Estimate $1,500/$2,500. SOLD FOR $3,480.00

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