Lot # 251: 1887 N172 Old Judge Cigarettes #254-5 King Kelly (HOF) - PSA PR 1

Category: 19th Century

Starting Bid: $250.00

Bids: 32 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Fall, 2023 Premier Auction",
which ran from 11/5/2023 12:00 AM to
11/25/2023 9:00 PM



King Kelly was baseball royalty, at least in the N172 set issued by Goodwin & Company, where he had a whopping eleven poses, highlighting the various facets of his game.  This pose is designated as 254-5 by Miller, Gonsowski & Masson in their seminal Goodwin & Company guide. PSA 1 in grade, with a pinhole and paper loss seen and a very light image. The reverse exhibits the telltale signs of scrapbook removal, in the form of adhesive staining and some light paper loss.  A card with Hall-of-Fame pedigree and a career that's passed into lore.

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