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Lot # 598 (of 1673)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1909-1911 T206 Ty Cobb Red Background - BVG VG-EX 4

Starting Bid - $300.00 , Sold For - $940.00

Graded VG-EX 4 by BVG. The T206 portrait of Ty Cobb set against a brilliant red background is considered by many collectors to be his single most classic card. It is one of the most recognizable and popular of all vintage baseball cards. Presented is an exceptionally attractive, bright, crisp, clean VG/EX example, with no creases, outstanding color, perfect registration, and an extremely bold red background. The card has light, even corner wear (predominately the upper right), and was downgraded from Excellent by BVG solely due to this light corner wear and the centering (65/35 L/R). The Sweet Caporal ad on the reverse is centered to the left and very clean. This example illustrates that even today a collector, with patience, can still obtain many of the most noteworthy classic vintage cards in outstanding condition on a relatively modest budget. The equivalent SMR value is $925. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $940.00

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