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    1911 E94 Close Candy Johnny Bates (Orange) PSA EX+ 5.5 - Very Rare Color Variation. John Esch collection. Offered is a scarce 1911 E94 Close Candy card featuring Johnny Bates with a rarely encountered Orange background. This series uses no less than seven different colors as backdrops. While which color is tougher over another will be debated for another century-plus, no one can say with a straight face that Orange is not, by leaps and bounds, the rarest hue. Graded PSA EX+ 5.5. Background color aside, this is the only card graded EX+ with just one other rated higher from a low total pop of just nineteen.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $1,500 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    July
    1st Thursday
    Auction Dates
    July
    22nd-24th Thursday-Saturday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    18 Days
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