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    1927 E126 American Caramel Ty Cobb #17 SGC Fair 1.5. From the John Esch Collection. The 1927 American Caramel issue was one of the last series from the "glory days" of caramel cards, which was the first quarter of the 20th century. From this set is offered the card of Ty Cobb, who was then in his first of two years with the Philadelphia A's. Despite being 40 years old, Cobb managed to hit .357 that year. For the historian, this is one of TY's last cards issued during his career. The card grades at SGC Fair 1.5 due to some corner wear and surface issues on the reverse. However, the front of the card maintains a great look. Only nine graded higher.

    Guide Value or Estimate: $1,000 - up.

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    July
    30th Friday
    Auction Dates
    August
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    5 Days
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