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Red Grange No. 9B card in 1926 Shotwell set a true rarity

In 1926, Shotwell Manufacturing Company issued two different sets featuring football star Red Grange. An ad-backed set featured 12 cards that were mostly action shots of Grange as a player. A second blank-backed issue featured 24 scenes with him in a movie, “One Minute to Play.” Both are popular and rare. As I wrote recently for Sports Collectors Daily, they were

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Massive Vintage and Pre-War Football Card Collection Hall of Fame Worthy

Earlier this year, the Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomed a collection of approximately 700 football cards. The cards, collected by Dan Hunt (son of NFL owner Lamar Hunt) and Robert Casterline. The pair’s collection contains approximately 300,000 cards in all. These aren’t just your ordinary run of the mill cards. Many are rarities and among the cards are several

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