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    1910 E105 Mello-Mint Ty Cobb PSA Poor 1 - Only Three PSA-Graded Examples! Offered is the one of the rarest "E" cards featuring baseball legend Ty Cobb. If you are a passionate Cobb enthusiast, this is very likely one card that is missing from your collection but now is your opportunity to fix that. The E105 series promotes "Smith's Mello-Mint - The Texas Gum, a product of the Texas Gum Company of Temple, Texas. The reverse ad is in a distinctive green ink and is seen few and far between, much to the chagrin to modern hobbyists. When encountered, you find the thin paper, which is prone to degradation, more than shows its age or are largely free of noticeable faults. It is also an obscure promotion that certainly saw limited distribution in the south and southern mid-west. A sizeable percentage of the known population coming from a couple finds over the years. Offered is one of only three PSA-graded examples of the key to the series - Ty Cobb. Graded PSA Poor 1 for obvious reasons. PSA has reviewed less than 300 total Mello-Mints, almost two-thirds are rated "VG" or lesser.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $8,000 - up.

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    14 Days
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