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Help on any info on 1911 Highlander team postcard

May 15 2008 at 7:05 AM

Dave F  (Login asphaltman76)


Hello guys,

I picked this up yesterday and am trying to find some more info on it. Does anyone know if this is a catalogued postcard with associated with a PC and number identity? This is also the first i've seen this myself, maybe someone has has one or may know something on scarcity? Also, if if isn't a postcard with a designation, would SGC be able to put a numerical grade on it, or possibly just put it in an authentic slab? Any help is appreicated guys.

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(Login dereb1)

Re: Help on any info on 1911 Highlander team postcard

May 15 2008, 4:59 PM 

It's a scarce and desirable postcard. I've seen one or two. There was one in a MastroNet auction a good number of years ago, and I don't remember what it sold for. I don't know that its officially cataloged, but it is a hobby known issue.

I've had an example on my site picture for several years.

I would guess you could get PSA or SGC to grade/entomb it, as they grade uncatalogued and catalogued postcards. They would just have to be confident it's a legitimate/vintage issue. If you included a copy of the relevant MastroNet auction page with your submission, that would be proof of legitimacy enough. I know it's pictured/described in an old catalog, I'm just not sure which one.

This message has been edited by dereb1 on May 15, 2008 10:54 PM

Bob Lemke
(Login wi05)

Sporty Post Cards

May 16 2008, 4:21 PM 

These were carried in the Standard Catalog up until the 2004 or 2005 edition (they were dropped from the 2006+ books, along with most other team PCs). The Highlands and A's were included in the "set."


(Login scgaynor)

Re: Help on any info on 1911 Highlander team postcard

May 17 2008, 12:38 AM 

That is a great postcard, I love that style.


Pat Nester
(Login patrickaa)

Highlander's Postcard

May 17 2008, 12:39 AM 

It is a scarce postcard. I have seen it probably less than 5 times. One in nice condition sold in the August 2004 Hunt auction for $350 plus premium and a lesser condition one sold in the August 2002 Hunt Auction for $250 plus premium.


Dave F
(Login asphaltman76)

Re: Help on any info on 1911 Highlander team postcard

May 17 2008, 7:06 AM 

I found a little more on these and the other one, the A's. I think i'd buy any of these available at $250-350.


Robert S
(Login VintageBall)

A bit of info

May 17 2008, 11:03 PM 

Here are two bigger scans of both Sporty Postal Card Co. postcards (NY 1911 and PHI 1910).

Note, a version exists of the Philadelphia card w/o the Sporty credit line, issued on a different card stock. I'm unsure if a similar version exists of the NY card, as well.


(Login boxingcardman)

Poor Harry Krause

May 18 2008, 7:54 PM 

#6, at the business end of the elephant...

Sic Gorgiamus Allos Subjectatos Nunc

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