RARE 1888 SCRAPPS TOBACCO DIE CUT WILLIAM "YANK" ROBINSON-STL BROWNS-RARE/SCARCE

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 07, 2012
  • Channel: Auction House

PRESENTED NOW IS A CLASSIC, 100% ORIGINAL AND VINTAGE DIE CUT CARD FROM ONE OF THE EARLIEST BASEBALL CARD SETS EVER PRODUCED, THE 1888 SCRAPPS TOBACCO DIE-CUT SET. THIS IS ONE OF 18 CARDS PRODUCED IN THIS RARE SET, NINE PLAYERS FROM THE DETROIT WOLVERINES AND NINE FROM THE ST. LOUIS BROWS, THIS IS THE CARD OF BROWNS 2ND BASEMAN WILLIAM "YANK" ROBINSON, ONE OF THE BRIGHTEST STARS IN THE GAME AT THAT TIME. THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT ST. LOUIS BROWNS CARDS TO FIND FROM THIS SET. THE CARD HAS NO CREASES BUT DOES HAVE SOME GLUE OR TOBACCO STAINS THAT DO NOT DETRACT FROM THE OVERALL APPEARANCE OF THE CARD. THE BACKS ARE BLANK AND THIS CARD HAS A BIT OF SCRAPBOOK RESIDUE FROM PREVIOUSLY BEING MOUNTED IN AN ALBUM. THIS SENSITIVE DIE-CUT ISSUE MEASURES 2" X 3" AND IS ONE OF THE TOUGHEST BASEBALL ISSUES TO FIND. HARDCORE AND ADVANCED COLLECTORS HAVE A CARD FROM THIS SET ON THEIR "MUST HAVE" LIST. DON'T MISS OUT ON A CHANCE TO ADD A SUPER NICE ITEM TO YOUR COLLECTION. SEE THE HIGH RESOLUTION FRONT AND BACK SCANS TO JUDGE FOR YOURSELF. STANDARD CATALOG VALUE ON THIS CLASSIC AND VINTAGE, 100% ORIGINAL 1888 SCRAPPS TOBACCO DIE-CUT CARD OF YANK ROBINSON IS $2400.00. WINNER PAYS $2.00 FOR SHIPPING.