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    1912 Boston Garter Frank Chance SGC Authentic - Only Two Graded Examples! No other issue can boast a higher value per card than the sixteen-card set produced to enhance sales men's sock garters over a century ago. Those unfamiliar with this monumentally scarce issue will surely get a chuckle out of the "locker room with a view" theme, and the sight of the game's greatest players sporting the rather goofy looking product later rendered obsolete by the advent of elastic. Those brave souls who have undertaken the hobby of Boston Garter collecting must certainly understand that the chance to broaden one's collection comes along very rarely, and will jump at this opportunity. Offered is Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Frank Chance. All decked out in his tidy-whites, official team jersey and his sock garters, held perfectly in place thanks to his "Boston Garters." Recent auction results have shown a greater appreciation for a set that is without question one of the more unique in the entire hobby. Encapsulated SGC Authentic. This is one of only two cards noted on the SGC registry. PSA has yet to grade their first. Our presentation measures 3-15/16 x 8" and is adhered to a thin, yellow paper backing allowing for a 1/8" border. It is as mentioned on the SGC label - skinned. The lower right corner has become loose but thankfully not lost. The creases and surface scuffing only minimally affect the over aesthetic appeal. While the condition is not ideal and we can never say never, with only two confirmed examples known we would not suggest waiting for another to become available.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2019
    18th-20th Thursday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 17
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