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1910-1914 Unusual Baseball Card-Related and Pins Collection (25)
Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,175
Very unusual collection of twenty-five different baseball-related items - three baseball cards, three blankets, and thirteen pins - spanning the years 1910 to 1914, all but one depicting Hall of Famer, with representation from three different issues, in various grades as noted. Twenty-four of the twenty-five offered items feature Hall of Famers, including Ty Cobb, Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson, and Tris Speaker. 1) 1910-1912 P2 Sweet Caporal Pins (19 pins): The group grades Ex-Mt overall with a few slightly lesser. All but one have the advertising backpaper intact. Includes fourteen Hall of Famers: Bender (small), Brown (small), Clarke (large), Cobb (small, "D" on cap), Collins (small), Huggins (small), Jennings (small), two Johnson (both large), Mathewson (large), McGraw (small), Speaker (large), Wallace (without cap), and Wheat (large). 2) 1911 T3 Turkey Red (3 cards): # 35 Joe Tinker (Pr), 37 Sallee (Pr-Fr), and 78 Home Run Baker (Turkey Red back, Pr). 3) 1914 B18 Blankets (3 blankets): Max Carey (red pennants, Vg-Ex), Rabbit Maranville (white infield, Ex-Mt), and Casey Stengel (green infield, Ex). Unusual selection of baseball tobacco issues including many highlights. Total: 25 items (6 card-related and 19 pins; all Hall of Famers but one). Reserve $300. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $1,175
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