Classic February 2008
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Graded VG-EX 4 by PSA. In addition to the 100 baseball players produced as large-sized premiums for the Turkey Red Cigarettes brand, the American Tobacco Company also released a sub-set of 26 pugilistic subjects (numbered 51-76, inclusive) as part of the same promotion. The T3 "Turkey Red" baseball cards are regarded by many as the most beautiful series of sportscards issue ever created, but the T9 Turkey Red boxing cards, with their ornate gold borders and lush background designs, are every bit as striking as their more famous counterparts. The offered showpiece is an exceptional representative of its type. Its appearance is wholly unimpeded by traces of natural corner wear on the obverse; a small layering fault can be seen at the bottom edge on the card's back. A "Checklist Back" variety (itemizing T3 and T9 subjects #'s 1-76), in aesthetically satisfying Very Good to Excellent condition.
1911 T9 Turkey Red Cabinets #55 James Jeffries - PSA VG-EX 4
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