Lot # 129: 1910-Era Caramel and Tobacco Card Collection (65) Including Young, Lajoie, Evers, and Chance

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Outstanding collection of sixty-five cards from eight different 1910-era caramel and tobacco-card issues, highlighted by several Hall of Famers, including Johnny Evers, Nap Lajoie, and Cy Young. 1) 1909 E92 Dockman & Sons (1 card): Schmidt (Pr). 2) 1909 E101 Anonymous "Set of 50" (16 cards): Bescher, Bridwell, Chance (Pr, with bottom-right corner missing), Chase (Pr-Fr), Crawford (Fr), Davis, Doyle, Evers (Pr), Gibson, Jacklitsch, three McLean, Murphy, Young (SGC POOR 1), and Zimmerman. Condition is Pr to Vg, averaging Fr. 3) 1909 E102 Anonymous "Set of 25" (1 card): Lajoie (trimmed to picture, otherwise Vg). 4) 1909-1911 T206 White Border (16 cards): Polar Bear Backs (11): Bush, Chase/holding trophy (Pr-Fr), Conroy/with bat, Davis/Davis front, Doyle/with bat, Evers/Chicago shirt (Pr), Konetchy/catching, Lavender, Murray/batting, Rucker/throwing, and Schlei/batting; El Principe De Gales Backs (4): Abbott, Gasper, Kruger, and Wilson; and Tolstoi Back (1): McQuillan/with bat. Condition is Vg-Ex, Vg, two Gd, and twelve Pr to Fr. 5) 1909-1911 E91B American Caramel (5 cards): Marquard (Gd) and four Meyers (two Vg-Ex, Vg+ and Gd+). 6) 1910 E90-3 American Caramel (15 cards): Archer, Brown (trimmed to picture, otherwise Fr), Cole, three Evers (Fr, Pr, and trimmed to picture, otherwise Fr), Payne, Schulte, Sheckard, two Smith, two Steinfeldt, and two Walsh (both trimmed to pictures, otherwise Gd). Condition is Gd, Fr, three Pr, and ten trimmed down to the borders (otherwise ranging in appearance from Pr to Vg). 7) 1911 T205 Gold Border (10 cards): Beck, Bridwell, Gibson, two Griffith (Gd and Fr-Gd), Lord, Oldring, Phelps, Shean, and Wheat (Vg). Condition ranges from Pr to Vg, averaging Fr (including one with an altered reverse). 8) 1911 T201 Mecca Double Folders (1 card): Bender/Oldring (Pr-Fr due mostly to pinhole). This is a very pleasing collection of cards, with several notable highlights, and including samples from many of the 1910 era's most popular and widely collected sets! Total: 65 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate (open).

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