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1887 N172 Old Judge Tim Keefe

Starting Bid - $400.00, Sold For - $1,880.00

Graded EX 60 by SGC. 1887 N172 Old Judge of Hall of Famer Tim Keefe (ball in hands, front view pose). Very clean and attractive example with 1887 copyright date. Keefe had 35 victories (against just 19 defeats) in 1887. His records in previous years were equally impressive: 42 in 1886, 37 in 1885, 37 in 1884, and 41 in 1883. These seasons together, from 1883 to 1887, may have been the most dominating five seasons for any pitcher in any era. He went on to win a total of 344 games in just 14 years (1880-1893). This is a magnificent card dating from the peak of Tim Keefe's great powers. Superb photo quality, no creases, very light, even corner wear. The card is in solid Excellent condition. Reserve $400. Estimate $800/$1,200. SOLD FOR $1,880.00


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