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    1911 M131 Baltimore Newsboy John McGraw SGC 20 Fair 1.5. While a spark of recognition should flare in the minds of those familiar with the seldom seen "Close Candy" E94 cards. The degree of scarcity is magnified significantly with these all-but-extinct variants catalogued as M131 "The Baltimore Newsboy Series." Offered is Giants HoF manager John McGraw. The only obvious difference between M131 and E94 cards are backs revealing an offer of a "Prize of $1.00 to First 35 Boys Getting Full Set of the Following." We can only wonder how many of the thirty-five sets were ever redeemed. Graded SGC 30 Good 2, this is the only representation to take residence in an SGC slab, the PSA population report makes no mention of McGraw whatsoever. Such a rarity demands some leeway when it comes to condition. The hunt for any other specimen, much less a finer one, will certainly be a tedious adventure if not one totally in vain.

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