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Lot # 304 (of 1560)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1910 PC796 Sepia Christy Mathewson Postcard

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $5,581

Graded VG/EX 50 by SGC. Magnificent example of Christy Mathewson from the rare and highly regarded PC796 sepia postcard set issued in 1910. The manufacturer of this sepia-toned postcard series is unknown. The PC796 set is one of the most striking sets of the era. The card is bright and clean, both front and back, with a very light crease in the extreme upper left corner (though extremely minor, this is the reason it is not graded Ex) and even corner wear. This card has a strong Excellent appearance. The card has never been mailed and has no writing on its traditional postcard reverse. This is an exceptionally rare and impressive card of one of the era's most legendary stars. Dimensions: 3.5 x 5.5 inches. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $5,581

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