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    1923 Lections Near Set (8/10) with Ruth, Hornsby. Like Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster, the supremely scarce cards of the Lections set are almost never seen and shrouded in mystery. Before twenty-eight surfaced in Albany, New York in 1997, collectors were not even aware that the set existed, and it's still unclear exactly what product they initially accompanied. The general consensus is that they are candy cards, but we may never know for certain. Presented here are eight cards from the set of ten, representing an offering that doubles the entire population of PSA-graded examples. Present are "Babe" Ruth, Roger (sic) Hornsby, Frank Chance, "Bob" Meusel, Emil Meusel, "Bob" Shawkey, Howard Ehmke and Charles Jamieson. Condition is admittedly rough, with all displaying some degree of heavy creasing and wear, and Ruth and Chance showing pencil writing as well. Given the microscopic population of such cards available in the hobby, however, such concerns must be taken in context. High-grade examples have never surfaced, and likely never will. For the card collector seeking a true challenge, we lead you four-fifths of the way to the top of the mountain. The rest of the climb is yours alone.

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    May, 2006
    6th Saturday
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