About this proof
It possesses greater detail and clarity, particularly on the player’s face, jersey, and glove. The outer portions and borders of the card have similar defining characteristics as does the nameplate near the bottom, which is quite distinct. There are registration marks near two of the corners on front. Near the top of the card, the two red circles have a more continuous gradient. The text on the reverse has narrower lines and is sharper.
Did you know?
Ernest “Moose” Johnson won four consecutive Stanley Cups with the Montreal Wanderers from 1906 to 1910. Later in his career, during the 1915-16 season, he led the first American team, the Portland Rosebuds, to the Stanley Cup Finals against the Montreal Canadiens. Due to unusual circumstances, this Hall of Famer played in the 1916 Finals for free.