Rare Football Card Hits Auction Block

As baseball collectors drool over the Black Swamp E98 find, one of only a small number of surviving copies of the 1894 “Anonymous” John Dunlop football card is up for bid.

1894 Mayo Cut Plug Dunlop Card Found in Old Farmhouse; Will Be Auctioned

Are there really old football cards still hiding in America’s attics? Apparently so. An 1894 Mayo Cut Plug John Dunlop just walked into a long-time dealer’s shop this week, making it an early candidate for ‘find of the year’.