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    1888-89 N173 Old Judge Cabinet Hugh Duffy SGC 60 EX 5 - Rookie Card Debut. Offered is an N173 Old Judge cabinet card featuring HoFer Hugh Duffy. In 1888, Duffy was a rookie who had just signed with the Chicago White Stockings. His career spanned the centuries coming to an end in 1906. Duffy was a highly skilled batsmen. His two best season were 1893 and 1894 when "Sir Hugh" batted .363 on 207 hits and .440 on 237 hits! Duffy was honored with five poses in the N172 Old Judge series.

    Graded SGC 60 EX 5. S best we can determine, there are just three graded by SGC, one has rated higher. The central image is pose #135-2 "Stooping to field grounder" in any format. There is not a single physical flaw that stands out only some modest wear at the corners and some gentle soiling seen on the reverse. It is a relic of notable scarcity in a state of condition surprising for a piece now more than 130 years old.


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    July, 2020
    30th-31st Thursday-Friday
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