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1909-1911 T206 White Borders Collection (117)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $3,231

Collection of 117 assorted 1909-1911 T206 White Borders (mostly different but includes some duplicates) highlighted by twenty-three Hall of Famers. 20% are Vg (includes a few Vg-Ex), 30% range from Gd to Gd-Vg, 50% are technically in slightly lesser grades but are still great-looking cards (includes several which appear Vg but have a slight trim). Fifty-seven cards are encapsulated: Of these, twenty-nine cards have been graded by SGC (four VG 40, seven GOOD 30, seven FAIR 20, ten POOR 10, one Authentic), twenty-four cards have been graded by PSA (three VG-EX 4, three VG+ 3.5, six VG 3, two GOOD 2.5, six GOOD 2, four PR-FR 1), three cards have been graded by BVG (two FAIR 1.5, one Authentic), and one card (Atz) has been graded FAIR 1.5 by GAI. Highlights: Bresnahan/bat (PSA GOOD 2), Brown/Chicago (SGC POOR 10, Polar Bear), Brown/Cubs (SGC FAIR 20), Brown/port. (SGC POOR 10), Chance/batting (PSA PR-FR 1), Chance/red (SGC FAIR 20), Chance/yellow (PSA VG 3), Chase/dark cap (Gd), Clarke/bat (Pr), Clarke/port. (Pr, El Principe De Gales), Evers/port. (SGC FAIR 20), Evers/Chicago (PSA PR-FR 1), Evers/Cubs (PSA PR-FR 1), Griffith/bat (Pr-Fr), Joss/port. (trimmed), Lundgren/Chicago (PSA VG-EX 4 [MK]), McGraw/finger (PSA GOOD 2 [MK]), McGraw/glove (Gd), McGraw/cap (trimmed, Polar Bear), Tinker/bat off ( SGC POOR 10), Tinker/bat on (SGC POOR 10), Tinker/hands on knees ( SGC GOOD 30), Tinker/port. (SGC GOOD 30), Waddell/port. (Gd), and Wallace (Pr). Tobacco cards in this condition represent perhaps the best value among all vintage baseball cards. This is a very substantial collection of low- to-mid-grade, but still very attractive, T206 White Borders including many highlights. Eight different tobacco advertising brands are represented in this set (including American Beauty, Cycle, Sovereign, El Principe De Gales, Polar Bear, and Old Mill). Total 117 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+.
SOLD FOR $3,231

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