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    1933 Goudey Napoleon Lajoie #106 PSA Good 2. Only the famous Honus Wagner card of the T206 set could claim a more vast divide among card collectors between those who fervently desire a specimen and those that actually own one. Both the T206 Wagner and the 1933 Goudey Lajoie are so exceedingly scarce that listed full set prices for the issues fail to take them into consideration, beaten into submission by the knowledge that the cards just can't be found.

    However, we've located an example for our Heritage bidding clientele, allowing one lucky collector to switch teams to the "haves" from the "have nots." Thanks must be offered to one young Depression-era set builder, who would not be deterred by the fact that card number 106 was not available in standard wax packs. It took a letter, mailed to the Boston offices of Goudey Gum Co., to earn this toughest of all cards from this Big Three set, accounting for their terrific rarity today.

    The back shows a pair of surface dimples and some mild toning. Along the top of the obverse, there is creasing and surface stains, including one area of scuffing, as well as a pair of staple holes. The portrait is minimally affected by spot staining, colors are bright and crisp. Centering is close to perfect. Graded PSA Good 2. A solid example of one of the most iconic cards in the hobby.


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    August, 2016
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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