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1887 N184 W.S. Kimball Champions Complete Set (50)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $4,060.00

1887 N184 W.S. Kimball Champions complete set of fifty, including all four baseball players. The four baseball players have each been graded and encapsulated by SGC as follows: Burch (GOOD 30), Darling (GOOD 30), Henderson (VG 40) and O'Neil (VG 40). The four baseball cards are among the better cards in terms of condition in this set. Without reference to the backs (seven of the cards have serious back damage) the balance of the set ranges in grade from Fair to Very Good, averaging Gd-Vg overall. Kimballs are considered by many to be one of the most beautiful of all the nineteenth-century tobacco issues. The set features champions and stars of the day from a wide variety of sports. Although the baseball players featured in the set are not Hall of Famers, each was a very popular star. A rarely offered complete set of this classic nineteenth-century tobacco issue. Total 50 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $4,060.00

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