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1888 N333 S.F. Hess Newsboys League Mahoney

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $1,624.00

Graded EX 5 by PSA. N333 S.F. Hess Newsboys League sample card of Mahoney, S.S., Rochester Post-Express. This rare nineteenth-century issue features ballplayers from the "Newsboys League," comprised of newsboys from eight different papers in eight different cities (Rochester, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Boston, Albany, Detroit, New York, and Syracuse), as opposed to major leaguers. The ballplayers are pictured in posed studio settings in full uniform. This sample is particularly strong, with exceptional contrast, extraordinary detail, and perfectly clean front and back. Strong Excellent condition. An exceptional and extremely high quality nineteenth-century sample card rarity. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $1,624.00

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