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1909-1911 T206 White Borders Hall of Famers BVG-Graded Collection (22)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00 , Sold For - $2,643.75

Collection of twenty-two T206 Hall of Famers (19 different and 3 duplicates), highlighted by Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson, and all three poses of Nap Lajoie, each graded and encapsulated by BVG (Beckett Vintage Grading). Beckett condition report: Four VG+ 3.5: Chief Bender (trees), Wee Willie Keeler (bat), Nap Lajoie (bat), and Marquard (port.). Nine VG 3: Chief Bender (no trees), Chief Bender (trees), Sam Crawford (bat), Miller Huggins (port.), Nap Lajoie (port.), Rube Marquard (port.), Joe McGinnity, John McGraw (no cap), and Bobby Wallace. Two G-VG 2.5: Eddie Collins and John McGraw (no cap). Two GOOD 2: Home Run Baker and Nap Lajoie (throwing). Two FAIR 1.5: Ed Walsh and Vic Willis (bat). Three Authentic: Roger Bresnahan (port.), Walter Johnson (port.), and Christy Mathewson (white cap). These three "Authentic" encapsulated cards are not altered or trimmed, but have clearly been period handcut from sheets and are great-looking cards. Johnson and Bresnahan have particularly large (slightly wavy) borders and otherwise have an Excellent appearance; Mathewson has a VG appearance. This collection of twenty-two (19 different) Hall of Famers (out of 76 in the set) represents 25% of all Hall of Famers in the entire T206 set. This is a very impressive looking group comprised exclusively of Hall of Famers, loaded with keys cards, and with most cards having an appearance superior to their technically accurate assigned grades. Total 22 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000.

SOLD FOR $2,643.75

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