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Old 03-08-2019, 01:15 PM
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Default 1907 Wolverine News Postcard Finds

Hi guys, I just wanted to share a few of my finds from the last couple of months. Over the summer I went to a “city wide” garage sale. I came across a seller who had some old fish tobacco cards so I asked if he had any baseball cards. Turns out he used to be an antique dealer in the 80s and still had quite a few cards. We finally meet up In December and to my surprise he had a 1907 Wolverine News Cobb batting. We agreed on a price and I was ecstatic to acquire it. 2 weeks later I see an add for some old Tiger programs. Owner tells me he also had a stack of Wolverine postcards. Unfortunately he sold them already but put me in contact with the buyer. After about a month of negotiating I finally was able to acquire the stack which included another Cobb batting along with several team cards, a Crawford, Jennings, and 12 other commons! I recently got them graded, one Cobb came back a PSA 3 while the other SGC authentic (still not convinced its altered just has a funky cut on top). So in the 5 years I’ve been collecting I’ve never even seen a Wolverine news postcard and in 2 weeks I was lucky enough to buy 2 Cobbs! I figured the other Cobb postcard collectors might appreciate seeing these.
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Amazing garage sale finds Joe!
Finding 2 Cobb Wolverines is crazy, such tough cards!

Wish I could find a garage sale like that in my neck of the woods!
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Nice haul! Love those Wolverine News PCs! No Wolverine News Portraits of Cobb in the group?? That's too bad. But such a sick group! Love it!
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Some guys have all the luck. Congratulations !!! A garage Sale !!!!!
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Another great find Joe!
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Well done
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Great story and way to make it happen with hard work and good negotiating over time. Love the Our Home Team foldout postcard you show in the group photo. Congrats
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Wow wow wowThat is amazing! What a great find Joe. Congratulations!

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That is a beautiful assemblage of Cobb & Tigers items. What a run of good fortune! Thanks for sharing your find.
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