1887 W G Grace very early WN Sharpe /other Victorian trade card, BABE RUTH of CRICKET! Only 1

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Only 1 known in the world! Rookie WG Grace, the England legend for his county team, Gloucester ("Played Gloster!" was a common cry of its supporters) This is from a series issued between 1886-88. One of very few known Grace rookie cards this one is RARER than the Baines cards. It's either an early example of a 'W.N. Sharpe of Bradford' card or it's another make of Victorian trade card, by a Baines competitor. 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