Lot # 410: 1920 to 1928 Strip Card Collection (77) Including Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Walter Johnson, and Christy Mathewson

Starting Bid: $500.00

Bids: 70 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "REA Summer 2021",
which ran from 7/23/2021 12:00 PM to
8/15/2021 9:00 PM



Presented is a collection of seventy-seven baseball strip cards, spanning the years 1920 to 1928, including representation from eight different highly regarded issues. Highlighted by twenty-five Hall of Famers including Ty Cobb, Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson, and Babe Ruth. Condition is a little rough, as all of the cards grade from Pr to Gd (mostly Pr), with many of the cards cut well within their suggested borders. This collection consists of the following: 1) 1920-1921 W514 (36 cards): #5, two 7, 9, 12, 17, 21b Maranville/Pirates (Pr, with team name partially scraped off, HOF), 23, 24, 28, two 31 Gandil (both Pr, Black Sox), 32, 37, two 38, 39, 40 Bancroft (Pr, HOF), 45, 47, 50, 57, two 71, 72 Mathewson (Pr, HOF), 73, 74, 75 Baker (Pr, HOF), 77, 78, two 80, 105 Risberg (Pr, Black Sox), 112, 113 Stengel (Pr, HOF), and 118. 2) 1920 W519-1 Numbered (6 cards): #2 Marquard (Pr, with partially scratched off writing, HOF), 3, 4, 14, and two 15 Schalk (Fr and Pr, HOF). 3) 1920 W519-2 Numbered (4 cards): #13 Frisch (Pr, HOF), 15 Cicotte (Pr, Black Sox), 16, and 20 Ruth (Pr, HOF). 4) 1920 W522 (1 card): #34. 5) 1920 W516-1 (7 cards): #6 Cobb (Pr, HOF), 9 Alexander (Pr, HOF), 10, 11, 14, 15, and 29 Roush (Pr, HOF). 6) 1921 W516-2-2 (2 cards): #7 Schalk (Pr, HOF) and 28 Collins (Pr, HOF). 7) 1921 W551 (8 cards): Bancroft (Pr, HOF), Barnes, two Johnson (Gd and Pr, HOF), two Pipp (one is taped together), Sisler (Pr-Fr, HOF), and Speaker (Pr, HOF). 8) 1928 W513 (13 cards): #62 Hoyt (Fr, HOF), 63, 64, 65, 71, 72 Grimes (Pr-Fr, HOF), 73 L. Waner (Pr, HOF), 74 Wilson (Fr, HOF), 75, 81, 82 Traynor (Gd, HOF), 84, and 85. These classic 1920s strip-card issues represent a particularly outstanding value in comparison to other card sets of the era. Total: 77 cards. Reserve $500.

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