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    1888 E223 G & B Chewing Gum Charlie Ferguson PSA VG+ 3.5 - The Only Graded Example! Offered is an exceptionally rare card from the first card promotion done in connection to candy or gum, an instance unique for any 19th century baseball issue. The G & B Chewing Gum set remained at a level of obscurity almost without equal until a sizeable collection was discovered a century after the fact. Just how rare are they? There are just 7 total examples on the PSA census! Offered is Charlie Ferguson with the Philadelphia Quakers. His career lasted just four seasons with Ferguson winning at least 21 games. He retired with 99 wins and 64 losses. What at first appears to be an excellent card with some slight staining on the reverse. Examination shows light surface scratch in the upper portion of the reverse. This might have been caused by erased pencil, it might not. In any condition, when a card is so extremely rare the condition is a moot point. Graded PSA VG+ 3.5.


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