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    1888 N162 Goodwin "Champions" Beecher SGC 60 EX 5 - The First Football Card! This card is a first on multiple ways. It is the first card dedicated to US Football and it is a new example being offered at auction for the first time. You can't be a football fan if you do not want the very first tobacco insert card produced honoring a football player. The athlete receiving the honor is Yale's Henry Beecher and the series is titled "Champions." Graded SGC 60 EX 5, the card is one of six in EX with only two rated higher. The card shows corner wear with off-center graphics. No creases or wrinkles, with rich hues and is a scarcer variety that does not have the lithographer credit.

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    May, 2015
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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