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    1909 James Jeffries Championship Playing Cards Complete Set (55) - #1 on the SGC Set Registry! This is the #1 set on the SGC Registry with an 83.5 GPA! James Jeffries was one of the top two names in boxing and the subject of a multitude of special promotions. This deck of playing cards debuted in 1909 and his portrait graces the obverse of every card. The deck showcased a selection of top boxers of the era. This is a very well preserved deck that is mostly EX/MT to MINT including 96 Mint 9 cards of the man of the hour and John L. Sullivan. Includes: SGC 96 MINT 9 - 18 cards, SGC 92 NM/MT+ 8.5 - 3 cards, SGC 88 NM/MT 8 - 6 cards, SGC 84 NM 7 - 11 cards, SGC 80 EX/NM 6 - 7 cards, SGC 70 EX+ 5.5 - 1 card, SGC 60 EX 5 - 7 cards, SGC 50 VG/EX 4 - 1 card, SGC 40 VG 3 - 1 card. Please see our web site for a detailed list of the contents of this presentation.


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    Includes: SGC 96 MINT 9: 18 cards - Attell, Barry/Kauffman, J. Corbett, Eyton/Jeffries, Fitzsimmons, Fredericks/Rafferty, Header, Jeffries, Jeffries Open Air Arena, Ketchel/Kelly, Ketchel/Jeffries/Welsh, McFarland, Neil/Hyland, Moran/Attell, Papke, Papke/Ketchel, John L. Sullivan and Welsh/Attell;

    SGC 92 NM/MT+ 8.5: 3 cards - Moran/Neil, Papke/Ketchel and Trainor/Tighe; SGC 88 NM/MT 8: 6 cards - Burns, Jeffries Was Feeling Good, Ketchel, Neil/Tenny, Sharkey and Two Jims; SGC 84 NM 7: 11 cards - Fitzsimmons/Gardner, Jeffries/Corbett, Johnson/McVey, McCormick/Ruhlin, McFarland/Welsh, McGovern/Corbett, Nelson/Britt, Nelson/Gans, O'Brien/Fitzsimmons, Papke/Ketchel, Schlossberg/Alteri;

    SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 7 cards - Burns/Squires, Dempsey, McFarland/Britt, Moran, Nelson/Britt, Nelson/Gans and Squires; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 1 card - Kaufman/Sullivan; SGC 60 EX 5: 7 cards - Battling Nelson, Burns, Jeffries/Fitzsimmons, Jeffries/Monroe, Ketchel/Papke,  Ketchel/Sullivan, Nelson/Gans; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 1 cards - Jeffries; SGC 40 VG 3: 1 card - Checklist.



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