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1894 N142 Duke Cabinet William Nash
Starting Bid - $800.00, Sold For - $2,300.00
Duke cabinet cards are among the most impressive and desirable of all pre-1900 issues. They are one of the few full-color pre-1900 issues, and the only full color pre-1900 cabinet card issue. In addition, they were issued in an era (mid-1890s) in which there were very few baseball card sets, making this issue all the more significant to a serious collector. There are only four ballplayers in this set. Offered is a magnificent sample from this legendary set of early Boston star third baseman William Nash. Upon close inspection the card has a very tiny pinhole at the top center along the border, a touch of wear to two corners and a light hint of a stain (which is extremely minor) to the left. A light crease in the upper left corner is virtually undetectable from the front, but can be more easily seen from the reverse. Despite minor faults, this is a very impressive looking card which has an overall Excellent appearance. It is a bright, clean, and very attractive example from one of card collecting's scarcest and most highly prized nineteenth-century cabinet card issues. Reserve $800. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $2,300.00
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