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    1912 L1 Helmar Tobacco Leather Premium Jake Stahl #130. From the John Esch collection. In 1912, Jake Stahl was the player/manager for the Boston Red Sox, a team that would go on to win the World Series. Midway into the 1913 season, he resigned his position as skipper of the Red Sox and he would soon be out of baseball. He stuck around long enough to be the subject of this L1 Helmar Tobacco premium. It has been folded in half and exhibits creasing across the center. There is surface wear and soling and the image of Stahl has faded a bit. The bottom two extensions are no longer there. But, it is still a rare piece from this tough set and it displays a seldom seen stamp on the verso explaining how to acquire one of these premiums from the "over 100 different designs."

    Guide Value or Estimate: $500 - up.

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