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    1888 N332 S.F. Hess Boxers SGC-Graded Collection (7). Every card has been graded or encapsulated by SGC, each one of only two or three total graded examples known. Pritchard and Mulby are at the highest grade level available. Includes: Graded - SGC 20 FR 1.5: 3 cards w/ Pete Mulby, Ted Pritchard and Yankee Sullivan; SGC 10 PR 1: 2 cards w/ Danny Needham and Jack Dempsey; SGC Authentic: 2 cards w/ Frank Murphy and Jerry Murphy.



    N332 S.F. Hess Boxers (1889)

    S.F. Hess was a tobacco firm based in Rochester, New York. Taking a cue from the Old Judge line of baseball player insert cards, in 1889 Hess issued a their own line of real photo insert cards that featured boxers or pugilists from both the United States and abroad. Almost 120 years later, the exact number of subjects is still unknown. There are 86 confirmed subjects with new names being found from time to time. They are not common. Most hobbyists show just a single sample or two with only a select few advanced collections offering N332s in quantity. Heritage is proud to have this opportunity to offer an amazing 41 different subjects from this rare series. This is the largest quantity of N332 S.F. Hess boxers ever to be offered at one time via public auction.



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