This June 30, 2015 photo provided by Heritage Auctions shows the front of a circa 1860 Brooklyn Atlantics baseball card. The pre-Civil War card will be sold at auction on July 30, at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago. (Butch Ziaks/Heritage Auctions via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was stored inside a secret drawer of a bedroom set and then between the pages of a photo album.

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