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1907 Novelty Cutlery Ty Cobb

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $5,581

Magnificent example of one of Ty Cobb's most stunning cards, from the very rare and highly regarded PC805 Novelty Cutlery postcard set, issued in 1907. This has always been one of our favorite Ty Cobb cards. All Novelty Cutlery postcards are extremely rare. This is a virtually impossible-to-find and extremely significant Ty Cobb rarity. We grade this card Very Good to Excellent condition, falling short of EX due to just a touch too much even corner wear. This gem has been very harshly graded FAIR 20 by SGC solely due to the postcard reverse being addressed and mailed, as intended (which, though it affects the technical SGC grade, we otherwise consider to be a positive). Bright and clean, both front and back. This is a stunning example of one of the most impressive, rarest, and earliest of all Ty Cobb cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $5,581

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