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    1910 E98 "Set of 30" Johnny Kling PSA Mint 9 - Black Swamp Find. Although not as famous as the trio of infielders he shared the field with, Johnny Kling was an excellent catcher for the Chicago Cubs and a key element to the team success. He is also noted for going from baseball player to professional billiards player. Graded PSA Mint 9, this is one of fifteen at the Mint level with only one grading higher.


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    The Black Swamp Find

    Early in 2012, the most significant trading card find in hobby history emerged from a small Ohio town, neat individual player stacks of untouched cards, each banded by a short length of twine tied by a print shop employee a full century ago. Discovered in an attic in a box long forgotten beneath an ancient dollhouse, these stunningly pristine relics from the Dead Ball Era made their hobby debut in the August 2012 Platinum Night auction in Baltimore, providing the Heritage clientele with an opportunity outpacing even the most fanciful dreams of the pre-war trading card collector. Named for the damp landscape on the edge of Defiance, Ohio, where the cards served their one hundred years of solitude, the Black Swamp Find of 1910 E98's provides candy card collectors with the opportunity to add a scarce high-grade issue to their collection which was never available before.  Made famous by an appearance on NBC's "The Today Show" and just about every newspaper in the United States, the Black Swamp Find arises again to tempt the uncompromising collector in this Signature Auction.



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    November, 2013
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
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