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Lot # 321 (of 1137)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1909-1911 T206 Ty Cobb Bat Off Shoulder - Rare Uzit Back!

Starting Bid - $2,500, Sold For - $17,775

Graded FAIR 1.5 by PSA. Bat-off-shoulder pose of Hall of Famer Ty Cobb with extremely rare Uzit back. The card is centered 30/70 top to bottom with evenly rounded corners and a single horizontal crease through the middle. Bright colors. Clean front and back. In our opinion this card has a very strong appearance relative to its conservative PSA grade. We grade this card slightly higher (Fr-Gd or Gd). The bat-off-shoulder pose is the only T206 Cobb pose that was produced with advertising for Uzit cigarettes on the back. All T206 cards with Uzit backs are highly desirable, especially Hall of Famers. The Uzit Cobb is universally recognized as one of the best front and rare-back combinations that can possibly exist in the entire T206 set. Very few examples are known. The T206 set is unique in that it offers so many dimensions of interest and intrigue to collectors, and is a fascinating field of collecting and study unto itself. It is the single most popular vintage-card issue among collectors, and interest in rare backs is especially popular among collectors today. Interest in the T206 set is never going out of style, and one of the "dream cards" that is recognized by all is the T206 Ty Cobb with Uzit back.Reserve $2,500. Estimate $5,000+. SOLD FOR $17,775

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