Sweet Caporal

One of Hobby’s Best T206 Honus Wagner Cards Heading to Auction

Discovered in 2008 and now in a PSA holder, the ‘Oceanside’ T206 Honus Wagner card will be offered next month by Robert Edward Auctions.

M101-4 Ruth, 1933 Goudey Break Up Headlines MHCC Auction

A high quality example of Ruth’s rookie card and numerous vintage sets and rare cards are among the lots on the block through March 19.

COMC Challenge: Sweet Caporal Doesn’t Always Mean Baseball Cards

The latest COMC Challenge will sent you back to the 19th century to either resurrect a web page for the Sweet Caporal Acttresses set or locate a checklist.

Rare Albino Background T206 Eddie Plank Heads to Auction

Rare in standard issue form, where will bidding end for a T206 Eddie Plank missing its color from the printing process of more than a century ago?

Sweet Caporal Pins 1910-1912

Think you can’t afford any pre-WWI tobacco-related baseball memorabilia? Think again. Sweet Caporal pins are similar to T205 and much cheaper.

T206 Eddie Plank a Worthy Challenger to Wagner

The T206 Eddie Plank plays Lou Gehrig to its more Ruthian-like brother, Honus Wagner, but serious collectors know how scarce it is.

Concerns Over Fake Wagner Cards Not New

Even in the 1950s, collectors had to be on the alert for T206 Honus Wagner cards that had been ‘created’.