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Lot # 190 (of 1866)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1902-1911 W600 Sporting Life Hobe Ferris SGC EX/NM+ 82

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $2,370

Graded EX/NM+ 82 by SGC (submitted by REA). This card is the only example of Boston Red Sox second baseman Hobe Ferris from the W600 Sporting Life cabinet-card set graded at any level by SGC or PSA. Only seven examples (of any subject) have graded higher than EX/NM+ 82 out of 218 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 clean, with strong corners, flawless surface, and bold image. The blank reverse is perfectly clean. 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 W600 or prewar-card collection. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $2,370

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