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1902-1911 W600 Sporting Life Arthur Devlin SGC EX/NM 80 - Highest Graded!

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $2,252

Graded EX/NM 80. This card is the only example of Arthur Devlin from the W600 Sporting Life cabinet-card set graded at any level by either SGC or PSA. It is in exceptional condition given that its oversized. Only seven examples (of any subject) have graded higher than EX/NM 80 out of 205 cards evaluated by SGC to date. W600s are one of the rarest sets from the early part of the century, and are one of the most substantial and well-made card sets ever produced. With good reason, they have always been highly prized by serious collectors. Bright, crisp, and perfectly clean, front and back, with strong corners (wear most noticeable in the bottom right), flawless surface, and bold image. The reverse is perfectly clean with only the manufacturer stamp present on the blank reverse. This is a very striking ultra high-grade example from one of the most important of all twentieth-century sets, which would be a significant addition to any serious sample or prewar-card collection. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+. SOLD FOR $2,252

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