Lot # 479: 1909 T204 Ramly Tobacco Harry Lumley SGC NM/MT+ 8.5 (Nagy Collection)

Starting Bid: $500.00

Bids: 10 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "REA Summer 2020",
which ran from 7/24/2020 12:00 PM to
8/16/2020 6:00 PM



Graded NM/MT+ 8.5 by SGC. Remarkable ultra-high grade example of Harry Lumley (Brooklyn Superbas) from the T204 Ramly series. This card, was sheet-cut decades ago by legendary hobby pioneer Frank Nagy (pedigreed on the SGC label), who in the 1970s had a pristine T204 Ramly sheet (the only one in existence), and this fact is likely related to the unparalleled perfection of this card. Ramlys are also among the most condition-sensitive sets in existence, with fragile gold borders easily susceptible to chipping. The offered example shows no evidence of any chipping along the borders or at the corners. It is perfectly centered with four sharp corners, a flawlessly clean and crisp image, and a perfect boldly printed reverse. This is an absolutely stunning card in unparalleled NM/MT+ condition that would be a significant addition or upgrade to any T204 Ramly or vintage-card collection. Reserve $500. Estimate (open).

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