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1920-1921 W514 Black Sox SGC-Graded Set Including Joe Jackson (6)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,800

The W514 "strip-card" set includes seven of the eight Chicago "Black Sox" who were banned from baseball for their alleged role in throwing the 1919 World Series. Offered is a near-complete subset of six "Black Sox" players from this issue (all graded and encapsulated by SGC): #3 Felsch (EX 60), 15 Joe Jackson ("Authentic," irregular cut along left edge, otherwise Gd, with pencil writing on reverse), 31 Gandil (EX 60), 35 L. Williams (VG 40), 91 Weaver (GOOD 30), 105 Risberg (VG 40). This significant and very popular "set within a set," issued at the height of the media's attention to the scandal, is highlighted by Joe Jackson's only strip-card appearance. Total: 6 cards. SOLD FOR $1,800

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