- 1888 W G Grace early W N Sharpe Victorian trade card, BABE RUTH of cricket OFFERS - SOLD

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***THIS CARD IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE***

OFFERS PLEASE. Aiming high!

The 3rd earliest Grace card ever made! Fact. Only 1 of these is known in the world. After the two earlier Baines cards of Grace this is next oldest WG card!

The Baines Grace cards predate this but this card is just as rare. The England legend is seen here for his county team, Gloucester ("Played Gloster!" was a common cry of its supporters) This is from a series issued during 1888.

This card is IMMENSELY RARE only 1 has ever been seen - this one! No other examples of this card are known. Dr. W. G. Grace was the BABE RUTH of cricket. The card is clean, sold as seen, it is free of creases, no major faults, hardly minor ones just some very light handling, slight undulation in the card - very good generally SOLD AS SEEN