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1888 N172 Old Judge "Bald" Billy Barnie - SGC NM 84

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $2,644

Graded NM 84 by SGC. Highest-graded example by SGC! Extraordinary ultra high-grade N172 Old Judge baseball card featuring Baltimore Orioles manager “Bald” Billy Barnie in a striking portrait pose. Barnie managed the Orioles of the American Association from 1883 to 1891. After leaving the Orioles, he managed the Washington Senators, Louisville Colonels, and Brooklyn Bridegrooms. Bright and crisp, with four square corners, outstanding photo quality, superb clarity, and a flawless surface. Perfectly clean both front and back. This is a particularly magnificent and very distinctive ultra high-grade example from the most popular set of the era. This is an incredible card! Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $2,644

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