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Lot # 1858 (1858 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1910-Era Caramel and Tobacco-Card Collection (23) Including T3, T205, and T206

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,200

Outstanding collection of twenty-three cards from eleven different 1910-era caramel and tobacco-card issues, highlighted by several Hall of Famers, including Chief Bender, Mordecai Brown, and Christy Mathewson. 1) 1909 E92 Nadja Caramels: Harry Davis (Prr due to tape and paper loss on back, otherwise Ex). 2) 1909 E95 Philadelphia Caramel: Cy Morgan (Fr). 3) 1909 E101 “Set of 50”: Bill Bergen (Fair due to glue residue and slight paper loss on back, otherwise Vg-Ex). 4) 1910 E96 Philadelphia Caramel: Buck Herzog (Fr). 5-11) 1909-1911 T206 White Border: Chief Bender/pitching, trees in background (HOF, Old Mill, Gd+), Mordecai Brown/Chicago on shirt (HOF, Polar Bear, Vg+), Harry Coveleski (Gd), Dots Miller (Vg-Ex), Chief Myers/batting (Vg+), Orval Overall/hand face level (Vg), and Jack Powell (Vg-Ex). 12) 1910 T212 Obak: Fitzgerald (Sacramento, P.C.L., stamped back, pencil on back, otherwise Gd+). 13-14) 1910-1911 T3 Turkey Red Cabinets: #14 Red Dooin (pinhole, otherwise Vg+) and 33 Jake Pfeister (Vg). 15) 1911 T201 Mecca Double Folders: Ford/Johnson (Fr). 16-18) 1911 T205 Gold Border: Arthur Fromme (Polar Bear, color added, otherwise Gd), John E. Hummel (color added, otherwise Vg-Ex), and Deacon Phillippe (color added, otherwise Vg-Ex). 19-22) 1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folders: Chance Beats Out a Hit (McIntire/Archer, Vg), Evers Makes a Safe Slide (Archer/Evers, Gd+), Devlin Gets His Man (Fletcher/Mathewson, Vg-Ex+), and Dooin Gets His Man (Dooin/Doolan, Vg+). 23) 1912 T207 Brown Background: Larry Doyle (faint mark on back, otherwise Ex+). This is a very pleasing collection of cards, with several notable highlights, and including samples from many of the 1910 era's most popular and widely collected sets! Total: 23 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500++. SOLD FOR $1,200

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