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    1916 M101-4 Altoona Tribune Ray Chapman #30 SGC 40 VG 3. The 200-card series originating with Felix Mendelsohn served as the basis for numerous advertisers and a type collectors dream or nightmare. This auction features over twenty advertisers/lettering variants and is certainly one of if not the the most complete runs ever presented in one auction. With a grand total of only 14 submissions SGC and PSA combined, remember there are 200 cards in this set, the cards with the "Altoona Tribune" advertising backs rank right near the top of the list of rarest brands. Offered is #30 featuring Ray Chapman. In 1920, Mr. Chapman was hit in the head with a pitch from Carl Mays and would die from his injury. Graded SGC 40 VG 3, this is the only example of this card on record on both SGC and PSA census reports!

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    August, 2015
    13th Thursday
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