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1911 T3 Turkey Red Collection (76 Different)

Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $15,080.00

T3 Turkey Red cabinet card collection of 76 different (out of 100 baseball subjects in the set). This is a very impressive mixed-grade collection representing a substantial portion of the complete set ,and with an unusually high concentration of Hall of Famers. Included are 22 of the 25 Hall of Famers in the set. T3s are among the most popular of all tobacco card issues, and are widely recognized as one of the most beautiful baseball card issues ever produced. Includes: #1 Brown (Vg w/pencil notation on the reverse), 2 (Vg-Ex), 3 (Fr-Gd), 4 Bresnahan (Gd), 5 Crawford (Vg w/pinhole), 6 Chase (three pinholes otherwise Vg), 7 (Vg w/pinholes and minor back damage), 8 Clarke (two pinholes otherwise Ex), 11 (Gd-Vg w/three pinholes), 12 (Vg), 13 (Vg w/two pinholes), 14 (Fr-Gd), 15 (Vg), 16 Evers (Vg w/eight pinholes), 17 Griffith (Gd-Vg), 18 Jennings (Vg-Ex w/pinhole), 19 Joss (Gd-Vg), 21 (Vg w/minor back damage), 22 (Ex), 23 Lajoie (Gd), 24 (Vg-Ex), 26 McGraw (Gd-Vg), 27 Mathewson (possible slight trim otherwise Ex), 28 (Fr-Gd), 30 (Vg-Ex), 32 (Gd), 33 (Vg-Ex), 34 (Gd-Vg), 35 Tinker (Vg w/stains at the top border), 36 Speaker (Gd), 37 (Vg-Ex), 38 (Vg-Ex), 40 Willis (Vg w/ two 1/2 inch cut outs in the background), 41 (Ex), 42 Young (Gd), 43 (Vg), 44 (Fr-Gd), 46 (Vg w/lower right corner missing), 47 Chance at Bat (Vg-Ex w/pinhole), 48 (Vg-Ex), 49 (Gd), 77 (Gd-Vg), 78 Baker (Vg-Ex w/two pinholes), 79 (Vg), 80 Bender (Vg), 82 (Fr-Gd), 84 (Vg w/pinhole), 85 (Vg), 86 (Fr-Gd), 87 Collins (Vg), 88 (Vg), 90 (Vg), 91 (Fr), 94 (Gd), 95 (Vg), 96 (Fr), 98 (Fr-Gd), 101 Keeler (Vg), 105 (Gd-Vg), 106 (Vg), 107 (Vg w/two pinholes), 108 (Gd-Vg), 109 (Gd), 110 (Vg), 111 (Vg w/pencil writing on the reverse), 112 (Vg-Ex w/five pinholes), 113 (Vg), 116 (Vg w/pinhole), 117 (Vg), 118 (Gd-Vg), 119 (Vg w/major back damage), 120 (Fr), 123 (Fr-Gd), 124 Wallace (Vg w/four pinholes), 125 Walsh (Vg w/two pinholes), and 126 (Vg-Ex w/three pinholes). T3s are big cards, which due to their large size tend to be more easily subject to corner wear and creases than smaller cards, and were also often tacked up walls, which is why pinholes are so common with this issue. This collection represents a very substantial start toward a very difficult to complete medium-grade set. Overall very consistent and reasonably uniform in grade throughout, with many cards having far superior eye-appeal than their technically accurate grades. Total 76 cards. Reserve $2,000. Estimate $4,000/$8,000. SOLD FOR $15,080.00

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