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The light hitting White Sox infielder Lena Blackburne allegedly received his feminine nickname from his “lean” frame, and every so often was used as a right-handed pitcher. While his baseball prowess is weak at best, this remarkable T206 PSA 7 Blackburne representation merits cardboard Hall of Fame status. PSA’s census report justifies that notion with this outstanding keepsake a “1 of 1” and finest listed Sweet Caporal specimen. Furthermore, a scant 3 examples, regardless of their ad backs, have managed to exceed this “scarce for the grade” masterpiece. Blackburne’s eclectic “hands stretched out” pose has defied “father time” via its immaculate clarity, and brilliant gray and blue uniform tints are virtually pristine. An ominous bold blue/green setting projects the relatively well-centered image in “3-D” fashion, with the illustration only slightly favoring the upper edge. A sharp perimeter including four diminutively touched square corner tips, crease free surfaces, and a bold red Sweet Caporal 350 Subjects ad back complete this century old marvel. Who would have thought that a myriad of esteemed collectors would actively pursue a Lena Blackburne baseball card, but via its sedom surfacing high-grade, it is bound to be seized by an advanced T206 enthusiast!
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T206 Lena Blackburne “Sweet Caporal-350 Subjects” (PSA 7)  -  “1 of 1 & Highest Graded Sweet Caporal Copy;  Only 4 Graded Higher Including ALL Advertisement Backs”!

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Minimum Bid: $200.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $424.83
Number Bids: 6
Auction closed on Friday, November 16, 2012.

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