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    1910 Schmelzer's Sporting Goods Ty Cobb PSA EX 5. Whitehead & Hoag produced a eight-pin set of 1-1/4" dia. celluloid from which this wonderfully preserved relic derives. The company is well-known to baseball hobbyists for its role in creating some of the earliest World Series press pins and numerous 19th Century promotions. Ty Cobb is a key to the issue, next to Jackson, but but both maintain such an extraordinarily limited population. Whitehead & Hoag's name joins that of Schmelzer's Sporting Goods on the close to perfect paper insert on verso, the latter a Kansas City retail outlet who must have released only a small handful of these commemoratives, as PSA has graded only three. Graded PSA EX 5. Make no mistake, the is nothing average about this remarkable survivor honoring the greatest hitter in baseball.

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