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Lot # 231: Early Boxing Caramel Card Collection (35)

Category: Boxing Cards

Starting Bid: $200.00

Bids: 12 (Bid History)

Time Left: Auction closed
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Item was in Auction "2021 Winter Pop-Up",
which ran from 1/24/2021 7:00 PM to
2/7/2021 11:00 PM

Nice collection of tobacco boxing, including: - 1909 E75 American Caramel ‘Prize Fighter Caramels’ near-set of 19/20 - missing only Abe Attell for completion. Seldom-seen set of early American pugilists; includes ‘Gentleman’ Jim Corbett (GD-VG), Jeffries (VG, crease), Johnson (GD-VG), John L. Sullivan (PR-FR, crease, pencil writing, light reverse paper loss), ‘Jersey Joe’ Wolcott (VG). Remaining cards grade FR-GD, with a few nicer. - 1910 E76 American Caramel ‘Prize Fighter Caramels’ partial set of 12/20. Cards grade 4 VG, 4 GD, 4 lesser. Missing Jeffries, O’Brien, Walcott, Sullivan, James Corbett, Munroe, Sharkey, Choyinski for completion. - 1910 E79 Philadelphia Caramels ’27 Scrappers’ group of 4, including Burns, Mike Sullivan, Gans & Nelson. Cards grade 2 VG-EX, 1 GD, 1 FR. Nice group of early boxing pasteboards, for the avid pugilist collector. Total of 35 cards.

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