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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/4/2020
Honus Wagner, identified as "The King of Ball Players," is surrounded by advertising on the front "Always Buy The Pittsburg Leader - For All And The Best Sporting News Everywhere", with the complete 1904 schedule for Pittsburg's home games and additional advertising on the reverse "Compliments of the Pittsburg Leader. The Best Base Ball Newspaper. The featured collectible is presented on this exceptionally rare celluloid card that acts as a one card Baseball card set as well as the pocket schedule for the Pittsburg Pirates for the 1904 season. It should be noted that the offered piece is not just a card or a schedule but also shares characteristics with the pin back collecting genre as it shares the same image as the immensely popular and important "Our Protection Against Loss" insurance company advertising pin back, also dating from 1904, which is one of pin back collecting's most desirable and legendary rarities (only two are known). As well it should also being taken into accord that the offered keepsake is one of Wagner's earliest Twentieth century collectibles along with such issues as the W600 release as well as several game issues as well as a couple of pin back releases. All enthusiasts should pay special attention when viewing the items exceptional condition. Retaining its factory dimensions as well as the rounded appearance of issuance, it is truly hard to imagine a better copy could possibly exist. The schedule has been graded VG/EX 4 by PSA, which is quite literally a joke! We grade the item as NM/MT and offer this as a special and significant collectible of the fabled Honus Wagner! The highest and only example of this exceptionally rare item to be graded by PSA!
1904 Pittsburg Leader Honus Wagner Schedule PSA 4 VG-EX- The Only Copy Graded By PSA
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Minimum Bid: $3,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $15,437.45
Number Bids: 16
Auction closed on Friday, September 4, 2020.
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