Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1896 E231 "Yellow Kid Chewing Gum" PSA-Graded Trio (3). "The Yellow Kid" was the politically incorrect named brainchild of cartoonist R. F. Outcault. The bald youngster originally made brief appearances in Hogan's Alley and was named for the color of his nightshirt which went from blue to yellow. "The Yellow Kid" became his official name. The character was so popular he received his own set of 25 trading cards issued by Adams Chewing Gum in 1896 under the brand "Yellow Kid Chewing Gum." The 2-3/4" x 4-3/8" paper thin cards make few appearances in 20th and 21st Century auction catalogs. Offered is a trio of PSA graded examples. The lot includes: #'s 1 (PSA Good 2), 7 (PSA VG-EX+ 4.5) and 8 (PSA Good+ 2.5).

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2012
    18th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 390

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 5 days left to consign to the 2018 November 15-16 Fall Sports Card Catalog Auction!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Just wanted to let you know how pleased I am regarding the sale of my hockey jersey. You were great to work with, you answered all my phone calls and e-mails in a prompt manner, and you did a great job marketing the jersey.
    Jack,
    Fairmouth, ME
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 August 18-19 Summer Platinum Night Sports Collectibles Auction
    2018 August 18-19 Summer Platinum Night Sports Collectibles Auction
    REALIZED $8,596,930