An inherited collection of nearly 70 pre-War baseball cards, more than half of which are Hall of Famers and Hindu T206s, will be sold by Beckett Auctions.
Collect what you like, but here are some of what many consider the most popular baseball card sets made in the first half of the 20th century.
Acquired at the recent Boston show and part of a rare set issued by American Caramel Company, fewer than 25 graded E106 Lajoie cards exist.
Pick up a Wee Willie Keeler baseball card and you’ll touch an image of one of early pro baseball’s best hitters.
The man who helped recruit his White Sox teammates to become Black Sox has a rare rookie card in the Chicago-based American Caramel issue, one that may be underrated.
Just about every decade has a baseball card set or two that lead the collectors’ popularity poll. The 19th Century has Old Judge and in the early 1900s there are T205 and T206. Cracker Jack’s two sets are the leaders in the early teens and the Goudey and Diamond Star sets are popular with collectors […]