1887 Four Base Hits Clarkson Found in Pages of Old Bible Sells for $95,600

huggins3-15-12A freebie for smokers in 1887, but now a valuable and rare collectible with a great story to tell, a newly discovered Four Base Hits John Clarkson has sold at auction for $95,600 in the Huggins & Scott Auction last week.  The price, which included a 19.5% buyer’s premium, beat the pre-sale estimate of $50,000-$75,000.  Huggins and Scott Auctions revealed the discovery of  the card and its consignment to auction last month, a story that played out over an entire year.  Read full story here on Sports Collectors Daily.   (Written by Rich Mueller of Sports Collectors Daily).