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1909-1911 T206 White Border Collection (47) Including Hall of Famers

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $3,258.75

Collection of forty-seven different T206 White Border tobacco cards, highlighted by thirteen Hall of Famers and four desirable Southern Leaguers. Almost all have Piedmont or Sweet Caporal advertising backs, but several more unusual brands are represented and noted below. Each card has been professionally graded and encapsulated, with twenty-one SGC, sixteen PSA, and ten GAI. SGC-graded composite (21 cards): Two VG/EX 50: B. Graham (Tolstoi) and Wheat (HOF, Sovereign 460). Eight VG 40: Brown/Chicago (HOF), Crandall/portrait w/ cap, Dougherty/portrait, Doyle/with bat, Flanagan, Powell, Steinfeldt/portrait, and Stovall/portrait. Six GOOD 30: Frill (Polar Bear), Fromme, Greminger (Southern Leaguer, Old Mill), Merkle/portrait, Pattee, and Tinker/bat off (HOF, American Beauty 460). One FAIR 20: Brown/Cubs (HOF). One POOR 10: Huggins/hands at mouth (HOF). Three Authentic: E. Collins (HOF), D. Howard, and Merritt. PSA-graded composite (16 cards): Eight VG 3: Ames/portrait, Bresnahan/with bat (HOF), Cranston (Southern Leaguer, Old Mill), Jordan (Southern Leaguer), Moeller (American Beauty 350), Schreck, Thebo (Southern Leaguer), and J. White. Eight GOOD 2: Arndt, Clancy, H. Davis/Davis on front, Elberfeld/NY, Jennings/portrait (HOF), Marquard/portrait (HOF), Niles (MK), and Waddell/portrait (HOF). GAI-graded composite (10 cards): One VG+ 3.5: Conroy/with bat (American Beauty 350). Three VG 3: Abbaticchio/brown (Old Mill), Ames/hands at chest, and Casey. Six GOOD+ 2.5: Bender/trees (HOF, Sovereign 350), Engle (Cycle 350), Gibson, Huggins/portrait (HOF), Oakes, and Waddell/throwing (HOF). This is part of a larger collection of T206 cards which we have broken down into several smaller lots by condition. Naturally, this is an extraordinarily consistent collection in terms of condition, and represents an exceptional opportunity to acquire a substantial group of forty-seven different classic T206 cards in consistent grade. The equivalent SMR value is $2,578. Total: 47 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,500+. SOLD FOR $3,258.75

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