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1887-1889 N172 Old Judge SGC-Graded Collection (46)
Starting Bid - $2,500, Sold For - $7,110
Exceptionally attractive collection of forty-six magnificent high-quality N172 Old Judges, each graded and encapsulated by SGC (all submitted by REA). This group was carefully hand-picked by us from a larger collection with the intention of presenting a beautiful collection of high-quality Old Judges with outstanding contrast and visual appeal. Each of these cards will naturally have a much stronger appearance than suggested by the SGC-assigned grades (as this is not a random group). Most of the cards (even those graded Poor) have an Excellent (or better) appearance. The SGC grades are as follows: Thirteen VG/EX 50: #23-4 Bastian (Chicago, 1888 copyright), 47-4 Brynan (Chicago), 59-2 Burns (Chicago), 103-3 Crowell (St. Joseph, 1888 copyright), 223-5 Hengle (Minneapolis, 1888 copyright), 299-2 Mays (Columbus, 1889 copyright), 314-2 McKean (Cleveland), 366-3 Pfeffer (Chicago), 380-3 Rehse (Minneapolis, 1888 copyright), 452-1 Tate (Boston), 467-4 Turner (Minneapolis, 1889 copyright), 468-1 Twitchell (Detroit), and 508-3 Wood (Philadelphia). Thirteen VG 40: #19-3 Barkley (Pittsburgh), 56-3 Burns (Kansas City), 99-4 Crooks (Omaha, 1888 copyright), 138-6 Dunlap (Pittsburgh, 1888 copyright), 171-3 Freeman (Milwaukee, 1889 copyright), 244-8 Irwin (Philadelphia, 1889 copyright), 246-5 Jevne (Minneapolis, 1888 copyright), 260-4 Kenyon (St. Louis, 1888 copyright), 304-2 McClellan (Brooklyn), 314-5 McKean (Cleveland, 1889 copyright), 347-2 Nyce (Burlington, 1888 copyright), 396-6 Ryan (Chicago), and 500-3 Whitney (St. Joseph, 1889 copyright). Five GOOD 30: #50-2 Buffinton (Philadelphia), 150-2 Faatz (Cleveland, 1888 copyright), 168-3 Foster (New York), 194-1 Glenn (Sioux City, 1889 copyright), and 323-2 Miller (Pittsburgh). Six FAIR 20: #273-2 Larkin (Philadelphia, 1888 copyright), 419-1 Silch (Denver, 1888 copyright), 436-1 Sterns (Kansas City), 443-5 Stricker (Cleveland, 1889 copyright), 472-1 Vaughn (Louisville, 1888 copyright. Very Scarce!), and 499-2 Whitney (New York). Two POOR 10: #122-5 Decker(Philadelphia, 1889 copyright) and 511-4 Zimmer (Cleveland). Seven Authentic: #138-6 Dunlap (Pittsburgh, 1888 copyright), 184-5 George (New York), 217-4 Hatfield (New York, 1888 copyright), 284-3 Lyons (St. Louis, 1888 copyright), 362-5 Patton (Des Moines, 1888 copyright), 367-5 Phelan (Des Moines, 1888 copyright), and 426-1 Smith (Pittsburgh). Numbers referenced are provided by the recently published comprehensive Old Judge book. This is an outstanding collection of extremely striking and high-quality cards from the most important set of the nineteenth century. Total: 46 cards. Reserve $2,500. Estimate $5,000++.
SOLD FOR $7,110
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