Lot # 116: 1907-1908 Chicago Cubs Postcard Collection (4)

Starting Bid: $200.00

Bids: 14 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "REA Fall 2018",
which ran from 10/5/2018 5:00 PM to
10/28/2018 7:00 PM

Collection of four 1907-1908 Chicago Cubs postcards (5.5 x 3.5 inches). 1) 1907 Grignon Chicago Cubs Postcard Pat Moran. Neither addressed nor mailed. Vg. 2) 1907 Grignon Chicago Cubs Postcard Jack Pfiester. Neither addressed nor mailed. Vg, with uneven toning on reverse. 3) 1907 Cubs team advertising postcard. Issued by “Cilbert’s” ( a Chicago restaurant), the postcard features a team photo of the 1907 club, with all of the players identified in print along the base. Neither address nor mailed. Gd-Vg, with a small chip in the lower left corner. 4) Blue-tinted real-photo postcard capturing a game-in-progress scene at Chicago’s West Side Grounds. The handwritten notation above the photo reads “Chicago, Ill/Aug, 23 1908/Cubs 2 and Brooklyn 0.” Addressed and mailed (the letter begins on the front and ends on the reverse). Postmarked “Oct 30 1908.” Ex, with pencil notations on the reverse. Total: 4 postcards.

Reserve $200. Estimate $400+.

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