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1887 to 1923 Prewar-Card Collection (13) Including N284 Buchner, T209 Contentnea, and H801-7 Old Mill Cabinet
Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $3,300
Presented is an unusual type-card collection of thirteen cards from twelve different prewar-card issues spanning the years 1887 to 1923. Included is a particularly rare H801-7 Old Mill Cabinet example. This collection consists of the following: 1)1887 N284 Buchner Gold Coin Tobacco: Corbett (presents Vg, with spots of paper loss on each of the four corners on reverse). 2) 1909 W555: Jones (Gd). 3) 1909-1910 German Baseball Stamps: Rowan (Vg-Ex). 4) 1910 H801-7 Old Mill Tobacco Cabinet: Hobbs (Pr). 5) 1910 T209 Contentnea Cigarettes Photo Series: Humphrey (Gd/Vg). 6) 1910 T210 Old Mill Cigarettes: Kaphan (Series 3, possible slight trim, otherwise Vg-Ex). 7-8) 1911 T205 Gold Border: Downey (Fr, American Beauty) and Merritt (possible slight trim, otherwise Gd, minor leaguer). 9) 1912 C46 Imperial Tobacco: Smith (Gd). 10) 1913 T200 Fatima Cigarettes: Philadelphia Americans (Fr, small piece of top right corner missing). 11) 1919-1921 W514: #26 O'Neil (Vg, irregular cut). 12) 1922 E120 American Caramel: Courtney (Vg+). 13) 1923 W572: R. Grimes (Vg-Ex, irregular cut). This is a small but desirable and fascinating group of prewar cards, highlighted by an extremely scarce H801-7 sample. Total: 13 cards.
The items in this lot are part of the deaccessioned property of a prominent northeast museum which has selected Robert Edward Auctions to handle the sale of donated sportscards and memorabilia in an effort to fund purchases more in line with the mission and goals of the museum. SOLD FOR $3,300
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