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    1888 N338-1 S. F. Hess California League Tom Buckley SGC Fair 1.5 - Only Two SGC Examples! There are times when the terms "rare" or "extremely rare" are used to over sell. Here, we can use those terms multiple times and be justified. N338-1 S. F. Hess California League cards are tough to put it mildly, the most veteran hobbyists understand these west coast relics rank alongside sets like "Four Base Hits" and "Yum Yum" in terms of rarity. We agree and see that the SGC census shows 18 Four Base Hits on their census but just eight of these Calif. League relics. Many of the most advanced 19th century collections are lacking a single example. The most current reference guides mention 19 different subjects. Offered is Tom Buckley of the San Francisco Haverlys. His minor league career was seven seasons between 1879 and 1896. The photo quality is very-good to excellent. One finds surface roughness, spot dimpling and a crease to account for the grade. Adding a card from this west-coast entry is nothing short of an extraordinary opportunity. Graded SGC Fair 1.5. The SGC census shows two examples, th PSA census is zero.

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    December, 2020
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