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Lot # 173 (of 1727)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1908 to 1928 Prewar-Card Collection (131)

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $4,406

Very unusual and fascinating collection of 131 prewar cards, spanning the years 1908 to 1928, including representation from thirty-three different classic issues, with numerous Hall of Famers and additional highlights. Thirty-three cards have been graded by PSA (12) or SGC (21). Many cards in this collection have an appearance superior to their technically accurate assigned grades. 1) 1908 E102 "Set of 25" (2 cards): Crawford (HOF, trimmed) and Smith (trimmed). 2) 1909 E101 "Set of 50" (3 cards): Doyle/throwing (SGC Auth), Knabe (SGC Auth), and Zimmerman (SGC POOR 10). 3) 1909 E90-1 American Caramel (34 cards): Pr-Fr condition overall including Hall of Famers Baker, Bresnahan, Chance (trimmed), Jennings, Joss (portrait), Wallace, one common graded PSA VG 3 (Summers), and one common graded PSA GOOD 2 (Summers). 4) 1910 E90-2 American Caramel (2 cards): Miller (SGC POOR 10) and Wilson (SGC POOR 10). 5) 1910 E90-3 American Caramel (1 card): Schulte (SGC Auth). 6) 1909 E92 Dockman & Sons (4 cards): Devlin (Fr), Hartsel (Pr), McLean (blank back, SGC POOR 10), and O'Hara (Pr). 7) 1909 E92 Croft's Candy (1 card): Hartsel (Pr). 8) 1910 E93 Standard Caramel (2 cards): Donovan (SGC Authentic) and Jones (Pr). 9) 1909 E95 Philadelphia Caramel (11 cards): Bender (HOF, PSA PR 1), Doyle (Pr), Hoffman (Fr), Leach (Pr), Lord (Pr), Maddox (Fr), two McIntyre (Fr and Pr), two Morgan (Fr and SGC Auth), and Willetts (Gd). 10) 1910 E96 Philadelphia Caramel (6 cards): Delehanty (Pr), Dooin (Pr), Jennings (HOF, SGC POOR 10), Marquard (HOF, SGC POOR 10), Mowrey (SGC POOR 10), and Thomas (Pr). 11) 1909-1910 E97 C. A. Briggs Co. (3 cards): Birmingham (SGC Auth), Devore (SGC POOR 10), and Sullivan (Chicago, Pr). 12) 1910 E98 Anonymous "Set of 30" (3 cards): Dahlen (Pr), McGraw (HOF, Pr), and Tinker (HOF, SGC POOR 10). 13) 1911 M116 Sporting Life (18 cards): Pr-Fr condition overall including Hall of Famers Bender (PSA GOOD 2), Bresnahan, Joss, Walsh, and two commons graded Vg-Ex (Bell PSA VG-EX 4 and Murphy SGC VG/EX 50). 14) 1911-1914 D304 Brunners Bread (1 card): Kelly (SGC POOR 10). 15) 1912 Zeenut PCL (2 cards): Corhan (Gd) and Hosp (Pr). 16) 1913 WG5 National Game (1 card): Walsh (HOF, PSA NM 7). 17) 1913 WG6 Tom Barker (7 cards): Chance (HOF, Vg-Ex), Evers (HOF, Ex), Konetchy (PSA NM-MT 8), Lajoie (HOF, PSA NM 7), Meyers (PSA NM 7), Rucker (PSA NM-MT 8), Tinker (HOF, Ex). 18) 1914 T216 Kotton Tobacco (1 card): McQuillan (Pr). 19) 1915 E145 Cracker Jack (4 cards): #118 Konetchy (Pr), 141 Barger (PSA GOOD 2), 145 Cather (Pr), and 176 Vaughn (Fr). 20) 1916 H801-9 Globe Clothing Store (3 cards): #9 Baker (HOF, Pr), 33 Clarke (Pr), 184 Walsh (HOF, Pr). 21) 1916 M101-5 Sporting News (5 cards): #36 Connolly (SGC VG 40), 80 Herzog (Gd), 91 Jones (Gd), 137 Pfeffer (Gd), and 189 Weilman (Gd). All have blank backs. 22) 1916 D350-1 Standard Biscuit (1 card): #55 Faber (HOF, Pr). 23) 1922 E120 American Caramel Series 240 (2 cards): Ainsmith (Gd) and Speaker (HOF, SGC Authentic). 24) 1922 E121 American Caramel Series 120 (3 cards): Killifer (Pr), Rawlings (Gd-Vg), and Schang (Fr). 25) 1922 E122 American Caramel Series 120 (1 card): Barber (Fr). 26) 1922 V61 Neilson's Chocolate - Type 2 (1 card): Hornsby (HOF, SGC POOR 10). 27) 1922 Zeenut PCL (1 card): Connolly (Fr). 28) 1923 V117 Maple Crispette (1 card): #6 Summa (Gd). 29) 1923 V100 Willard's Chocolates (2 cards): Lavan (Pr) and Sheely (Vg/Vg-Ex). 30) 1924 Zeenut (1 card): Hall (Pr). 31) 1925 Zeenut PCL (1 card): Siglin (Gd). 32) 1928 Harrington's Ice Cream (2 cards): #11 Uhle (Fr) and 47 Wright (Gd). 33) 1928 Yuengling's Ice Cream (1 card): #38 Jones (Fr). A very substantial, unique, and eclectic representation of classic card issues from the prewar era, a collection (and education in vintage cards!) unto itself, including many highlights. Total 131 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $4,406


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