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    1893 Just So Tobacco Capt. Tebeau SGC 70 EX+ 5.5 - The Finest "Just So" Known! The association between the "Just So" tobacco brand and baseball took some 70-odd years to become evident. The historical record had to be updated in the 1960's when a very small sampling of the elusive treasures was discovered. It would take the better part of two decades for another precious quantity to be found in 1981, plus what some would call the miracle find in 1989. Even after these three discoveries the total population of graded "Just So" cards, counting both SGC and PSA census reports, stands at a whopping 16 cards. Patsy Tebeau was Spiders' first baseman and captain, the honor confirmed via the "Capt Tebeau." reference. Born Oliver Wendall Tebeau, his career lasted 13 seasons, most with Cleveland plus short stints with Chicago, St. Louis and the Cleveland Infants of the short lived Players League. For his efforts he did gain an immortality of sorts as he managed to appear on just a few baseball cards. Graded SGC 70 EX+ 5.5. This is one of only two examples of Tebeau graded to date by SGC or PSA and is the second highest graded "Just So" card on record! This is your chance to not only add a card from this mysterious edition to your collection but one of the finest surviving examples known to the hobby.

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    May, 2014
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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