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Lot # 161 (of 1594)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1909-1911 T206 Ty Cobb Red Background - Sovereign Back

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $1,997.50

Graded EX 5 by PSA. Exceptionally attractive high-grade example of one of the four classic poses of Ty Cobb from the T206 White Borders series, with a Sovereign back. Sovereign is a scarce back, certainly not in the same league as Drum or Uzit, but very unusual and seen far less often the standard Piedmont or Sweet Caporal advertising backs. This is a tremendous example with an even stronger eye appeal than suggested by its very respectable and technically accurate PSA grade. The card is bright and crisp, both front and back, with a deep, red background, perfect registration, and four square corners. Centered 65/35 left to right. This is an extremely desirable grade for this classic card, providing a relatively affordable alternative to a far more expensive super high-grade example, without compromising on all of the most important qualities of the card. SMR value is $1,750. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500+. SOLD FOR $1,997.50

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