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Lot # 452 (of 1743)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1911 T3 Turkey Red Cabinet-Card Collection (12)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $2,115

Collection of twelve 1911 T3 Turkey Red cabinet cards, including three Hall of Famers (Johnson, Lajoie, and Bender). This is a very pleasing low-grade group that was just recently discovered at an estate sale by our consignor. Three of the twelve cards have the Turkey Red advertisement on the backs. The collection consists of the following: # 6 Chase (pinhole at the top, otherwise Vg), 23 Lajoie (HOF, pinhole at the top, otherwise Vg), 79 Bell (Pr), 80 Bender (HOF, Pr), 85 Burns (Pr), 86 Carrigan (Pr, Turkey Red back), 91 Downey (Pr, Turkey Red back), 94 Gibson (pinhole at the top, otherwise Vg , Turkey Red back), 99 Johnson (HOF, tack and pinholes at the top, otherwise Gd), 114 Rhodes (Pr), 120 Street (Pr), and 123 Thomas (Pr). Turkey Red cabinets are widely recognized as one of the most substantial, highest-quality baseball-card sets ever issued. This is a very pleasing low-grade group highlighted by three HOFers including Walter Johnson. Total: 12 cabinets. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500+. SOLD FOR $2,115

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