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Lot # 283 (of 1560)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

Circa 1910 T201, T202, T205 Tobacco-Card Collection Including Three Ty Cobbs (19)

Starting Bid - $1,500, Sold For - $4,994

Collection of nineteen different 1910-era tobacco cards consisting of five T205 "Gold Borders," twelve T202 Hassan "Triple Folders," and two T201 Mecca "Double Folders," including three Ty Cobbs. This unusual group, which has been saved for many years by a noncollector, has several notable highlights. We have submitted the three highlight Cobb cards in the collection to PSA for grading. 1) T205 Gold Borders (5 cards): Adkins (Vg, minor leaguer), Batch (Vg, minor leaguer), Beck (Ex), McIntyre (Vg-Ex), and Meyers (Ex). 2) T202 Triple Folders (12 cards): ten cards range from Vg to Ex, averaging Vg-Ex including Cobb/O'Leary (HOF, PSA EX+ 5.5), Cobb/Moriarity (HOF, PSA VG-EX 4), Clarke/Miller (HOF), Collins/Murphy (HOF), and two cards are Gd-Vg. 3) T201 Double Folders (2 cards): Cobb/Crawford (PSA EX 5) and Leach/Gibson (Gd-Vg). This is a very attractive collection of tobacco cards from three of the era's most popular and classic sets, highlighted by an amazing three Ty Cobb cards. The SMR value of just the three Ty Cobb cards (not including the sixteen raw cards) is $5,750. Total 19 cards. Reserve $1,500. Estimate $3,000/$5,000. SOLD FOR $4,994

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