1911 Turkey Red Boxing Collection (24)
Nice collection of boxing cabinets featuring 24 cards (13 different, of the 26 in the set) from the classic T9 Turkey Red boxing series. Issued in conjunction with the T3 Turkey Red baseball series, the T9 boxing set features 26 champion boxers of the day, and is widely considered the most attractive and desirable of all boxing issues. Each card features an advertising-with-offer on thereverse. This group consists of the following: #54 Coulon (VG), #57 Nelson (VG with 2 tackholes and light paper loss on reverse), #58 McFarland (3; VG-EX, VG, VG with back variation), #59 Murphy (3; VG-EX, VG-EX with slight paper loss on obverse, FR-GD with tackholes and crease), #60 Moran (VG with tackholes), #62 Gardner (3; VG, VG with light pencil marks on reverse, PR with severe paper loss on sides, tape residue), #65 Langford (VG, tackholes), #66 Brown (VG+), #67 Ketchel (VG-EX), #71 Hurley (PR- FR with tackholes and 1” tear along bottom), #72 Mellody (3; GD, FR with tackhole, PR with paper missing on reverse where removed from album), #73 Kaufman (3; GD-VG but partial corner missing, GD, FR-GD) and #75 O'Brien (2; PR with paper loss, PR with paper loss and corners missing). Very decent looking group for these condition-sensitive large cards; note that most all have slightly rounded corners in conjunction with the grade. Here’s half the cards of this rare Turkey Red boxing issue, all in one shot – a great start to completing the set!Total of 24 cards.