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    1887 N172 Old Judge (Spotted Tie) Jack "Candy" Nelson SGC 80 EX/NM 6. Jack Nelson's career dates as far back to the late-1860's. His finest years were with the New York Mets, including the 1884 pennant winners. The Metropolitans organized in 1880 and lasted for eight seasons. Nelson was a member for all eight years. Nelson was in the twilight of his career when Goodwin issued these now very rare "Spotted Tie" subset honoring the AA team. This portrait is his only entry in the N172 series making "Candy" among the toughest players to acquire. Graded SGC 80 EX/NM 6. This is the finest of just four graded examples.

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