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1887 N173 Old Judge Cabinet Buck Ewing - SGC EX/NM 80

Starting Bid - $1,500, Sold For - $17,625

Graded EX/NM 80 by SGC. One of only two examples graded at this level by SGC, with none graded higher. 1887 N173 Goodwin Old Judge cabinet card of Hall of Famer Buck Ewing of the New York Giants (bat at side pose). Stunning high-grade example of one of the most impressive of all Buck Ewing cards. All Old Judge cabinets are extremely desirable, as are all examples Hall of Famers, and Buck Ewing is one of the most prominent of all nineteenth-century Hall of Famers. This example is bright, crisp, and clean, with exceptional photo quality. This is an extraordinary Hall of Famer example from one of the nineteenth century's most classic and revered sets. In Ex-Mt condition. This highly graded example is one of a recent small but significant find of four N173s, all new to the hobby and consigned to this auction, which included three Hall of Famers. Reserve $1,500. Estimate $3,000/$5,000+. SOLD FOR $17,625

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