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Lot # 330 (330 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1910-1912 P2 Sweet Caporal Pins Partial Set (136/204) Plus 70 Duplicates! 42 Hall of Famers Including Two Ty Cobbs!

Starting Bid - $400, Sold For - $3,600

Presented is a partial set of P2 Sweet Caporal pins consisting of 136 different (out of 204) plus seventy duplicates for a total of 206 pins. This assembly is highlighted by forty-two Hall of Famers, including thirty-two different, which is of special note as there are only forty-five different Hall of Famers including variations in the entire complete set. The condition of this collection spans many grades, averaging Ex, with most of the pins presenting with clean and crisp fronts. The actual pin part is missing on seven pins (including Bresnahan/mouth open). The original advertising back papers are complete and intact on all but nineteen pins (including Huggins/small, Jennings/small, and both Wheat variations). Keys: Baker, two Bender/small, Bresnahan/mouth closed, small, Bresnahan/mouth open, M. Brown/large, two M. Brown/small, Chance/large, Chance/small, three Chase/small, Cicotte, Clarke/large, Clarke/small, two Cobb/large, no “D” on cap, Cobb/small, “D” on cap, E. Collins/large, E. Collins/small, two Evers, Griffith/large, Griffith/small, two Huggins/small, Johnson/small, two Jennings/small, Lajoie, Marquard, McGraw/large, Mathewson/large, two Mathewson/small, two Speaker/small, Tinker/small, Wallace/with cap, small, Wallace/without cap, two Wheat/large, two Wheat/small, and C. Young/”C” on cap. P2s represent one of the best values of all 1910-era tobacco issues. This is an outstanding and overall very attractive partial set with numerous highlights. Total: 206 pins (136 different plus 70 duplicates). Reserve $400. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $3,600

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