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    1923-24 V145-1 Frank Clancy #3 SGC 88 NM/MT 8 - Pop Two, None Higher! Clancy was one of the top players of his era, but not the most intimidating sight at 5'7" and 155 pounds. Not letting his size deter him, Clancy paired great speed with a pugnacious spirit. Brian McFarlane, a top Canadian sportscaster, once said that "King Clancy started a thousand fights and never won one." A top-scoring defensemen with 136 career goals, Clancy ranks first on the all-time list of top scoring defenseman. His final appearance on the ice was the Howie Morenz Memorial Game in 1937. It's a fitting tribute to Frank "King" Clancy, who ruled the ice for sixteen seasons, claiming Stanley Cup titles in 1923, 1927 and 1931 before transitioning to the roles of coach, referee and team executive after hanging up his skates.

    Graded SGC 88 NM/MT 8. This rookie representation of the all-time great Ottawa Senator is toed with one other as the highest graded examples of this key hockey card. The presented specimen is basically like-new. The viewer will marvel at the complete absence of creases, wrinkles or surface marring, defying all laws of probability. The slightest hints of fuzziness at corner tips seems to be the only element denying this stunning beauty an even higher assessment. For the hockey collector, this is the premier example of a pivotal entry in the full library of hockey trading card promotions.


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    August, 2019
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
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