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    1909-11 T206 Sweet Caporal Eddie Plank PSA VG-EX 4.




    Like a schoolboy in fond imitation of his older brother, the T206 Plank hits all the same notes as the fabled Wagner, likewise troubling generations of collectors working to compile a complete set of this most beloved of tobacco issues. Theories for the scarcity of this card paying tribute to Connie Mack's superstar southpaw are identical to the Wagner mythology, with aversion to tobacco advertisement and contractual stalemate with the American Tobacco Company to a printing plate malfunction being the most commonly referenced causes. Recognized baseball card census figures find the populations of these two cards well within striking distance of one another.

    Though "Gettysburg Eddie" will probably never dethrone his Pirates contemporary as the key card in the T206 set, the presented example should logically be considered its trading card equal. This "Sweet Caporal - Series 350" with a Factory 30 designation has been graded PSA VG-EX 4. The offered Plank exhibits only modest corner and surface wear. The lack of creases or wrinkles defy its true age. The face has remained clean and decently placed within its four borders. A thrilling opportunity to clear one of The Monster's most challenging obstacles.


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    April, 2019
    18th-19th Thursday-Friday
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