Vintage baseball cards are plentiful in the Septem

buck ewing.jpgCards from the 19th century and early 20th century are plentiful in the  current auction. The auction features 100 lots of vintage  items, mainly cards. Items from 1900-19 comprise 59 lots of the auction.

Leading the way in the auction is a 1910 E90-2 American Caramel Honus Wagner card graded GAI 3. This card is thought to be one of the most sought-after of all Wagner cards next to the T206 example.

Four cards from the late 1800s are also bound to attract plenty of interest. These cards include: an 1887 N172 Old Judge Buck Ewing & Mascot (NY’s) graded PSA 5; an 1888 N333 S.F. Hess Newsboy’s League Smith graded PSA 4; an 1887 N172 Old Judge King Kelly (Boston, bat at 45 degrees “$10,000 Kelly”) graded SGC 10; and an 1887 N172 Old Judge William Klusman (Denvers) graded SGC 92.

Other highlighted items include: 1910 E98 “Set of 30” graded collection including Nap Lajoie; a 1910-11 M116 Sporting Life Honus Wagner (Blue) card graded SGC 10; a 1909-11 LENOX Ty Cobb (portrait, red background) card graded GAI 1; and a 1914 T213 Type 2 Coupon Ty Cobb (Bat off Shoulder) card graded GAI 3.

Highlighted items from the 19th century include: an 1885 Brooklyn Base Ball Club portrait scorecard of Swartwood; an 1885 Brooklyn Base Ball Club portrait scorecard of Krieg; an 1887 N172 Old Judge Stephen Toole (Rochesters) card graded SGC 86; an 1887 N172 Old Judge Count Weber (Sioux City) card graded PSA 4; an 1887 N172 Old Judge Kid Madden (Boston NL Portrait) card graded SGC 50; and an 1888 N154 Duke & Sons Grover Cleveland (throwing) card graded SGC 20.

Highlighted items from 1900-19 include: a 1908 E102 “Set of 25” Joe Tinker card graded GAI 2.5; a 1908 E102 Nap Lajoie card graded SGC 30; 1908-09 Sherry Magee variation trio of cards (E92 Dockman, E92 Nadja, E102 “Set of 25”); a 1909 E101 Topsy Hartsel card graded SGC 80; a 1909 E91-B American Caramel Eddie Plank card graded PSA 3; a 1909 E92 Croft’s Candy Casey (blue back) card graded SGC 40; and a 1909 E92 Croft’s Cocoa Sam Crawford card graded PSA 3.

Highlighted items from 1920-49 include: 1921-30 ML Die-Cut collection of 19, including seven GAI graded with Rogers Hornsby and George Sisler; a 1928 R315 PSA 5 and 1934-36 Batter-Up GAI 4.5 Rogers Hornsby collection; a 1940 Play Ball  “Ol Pete” Alexander collection of four graded cards; and a 1948 Swell Babe Ruth GAI 4.

Bidding for items in this auction ends on Sept. 8. For more information, visit

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