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Lot # 446 (of 1512)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1921 E253 Oxford Confectionery Ty Cobb PSA EX-MT 6

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $6,600

Graded EX-MT 6 by PSA. One of only four examples graded at this level with just one graded higher! Extremely rare caramel card of Ty Cobb issued by Oxford Confectionery of Oxford, Pennsylvania. The offered example is crisp and clean, with no creases or wrinkles and four square corners. This is a beautiful and remarkably high-grade card that is especially strong for Oxfords, which are printed on card stock that is particularly prone to wear. Oxford Confectionery issued this unusual set in 1921, at the same time its larger competitors were also issuing baseball cards with their caramel treats. Collectors have always appreciated the rarity and primitive charm of this distinctive candy issue, which features photos that are unique to this set. A complete twenty-card checklist appears on the reverse of each card. Oxfords appear to have been regionally issued, as they are rarely found outside of the Pennsylvania area. This is an outstanding ultra high-grade example of one of Ty Cobb's most distinctive, rare, and classic cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,500+. SOLD FOR $6,600

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