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Kid Nichols Signed Albertype Type 2 B/W HOF Plaque Postcard - PSA/DNA GEM MINT 10 ("Pop 1" Highest Graded Example)

Lot Number 825

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Description

Two major offerings of signed b/w HOF plaque postcards reached the auction block in the 2010s. First, in 2014, there was a Philadelphia-area collection headlined by a Ruth Albertype that sold for a then-record $77,675. Next, in 2017, Huggins & Scott had the pleasure of auctioning a complete 50-signature set of b/w HOF plaque postcards, including the elusive and desirable Grover Cleveland Alexander, which set a new standard at $78,870. Now we're proud to ring in this new decade of the 2020s with another significant treasure trove, again replete with rarity, high-grade preservation and gem signatures. ALL are authenticated and encapsulated.

 

Subject: Kid Nichols

Issue: 1946-52 Albertype Type 2

Condition: VG

Signature Strength: GEM MT 10

Authentication/Encapsulation: PSA/DNA

Notes: Gem MT 10! "Pop 1" highest-graded example. Previous record price for Nichols was $5,200 in 2019. Only a 4-year signing window from Nichols' induction in 1949 to his death in 1953.



 
 
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