Graded FAIR 1.5 by SGC. 1888 N173 Old Judge cabinet card featuring Bill Sowders (#431-1 pose) of the Boston Beaneaters posed in front of an elaborate studio backdrop. This is a very attractive example with outstanding photo clarity. The mount has minor edge and corner wear. The blank reverse is clean. There is a tack hole at the top that accounts for the assigned grade. This is a very attractive lower-grade sample from one of the most revered and substantial of all nineteenth-century baseball-card issues. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+.