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    1910 E93 Standard Caramel Christy Mathewson PSA NM-MT 8. This card is a dream come true for one sophisticated caramel collector as Heritage presents one of the more remarkable E93 Standard Caramel cards to be placed upon the auction block in recent memory. Those with even a passing knowledge of the baseball collectibles can appreciate the scarcity and desirability of any Near-Mint condition Mathewson baseball card. Mathewson's illustrious career was largely cemented in history by the time this card came to market. His career earned Matty a well justified place in Cooperstown's inaugural class of five legends of the game. A hero off the field as well, Christy's death by pneumonia in 1925 was the delayed result of a poisonous gas attack occurring during his service in World War I.

    Issued only a few years shy of his retirement from professional baseball, the multi-colored portrait of a determined Mathewson is printed with a high degree of precision. His image and surrounding deep orange field offer a third dimension. The borders are bright and fresh, the back is a strong strike resulting in fully legible lettering. To be critical beyond the point of reason we will add the centering is not perfect. If one passes on this card for that reason the lucky winner will be eternally grateful. Graded PSA NM-MT 8, one of a pair at this grade level with one other grading higher.


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    May, 2012
    3rd-5th Thursday-Saturday
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