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Lot # 407 (of 1866)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1909-1911 T206 White Border PSA-Graded Collection (127) - All Polar Bear Backs!

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $3,259

Presented is a collection of 102 different cards (plus twenty-five duplicates for a total of 127 cards) from the classic T206 White Border series, exclusively featuring Polar Bear advertising reverses. Each card is graded and encapsulated by PSA. Polar Bears are an especially popular advertising back with collectors because of the distinct blue background and crisp white printing. This collection consists of the following: EX-MT 6 (1 card): O’Leary/hands on knees (MC). EX 5 (1 card): Pelty/vertical. VG-EX+ 4.5 (2 cards): Hulswitt and Kisinger. VG-EX 4 (9 cards): Burchell, Crandall/cap, Dygert, Herzog/Boston (MC), Hofman, Kisinger, Purtell, Quillen, and Schlafly. VG+ 3.5 (2 cards): Abbaticchio/blue sleeves and Unglaub. VG 3 (30 cards): Bell/follow through, Bergen/catching, Berger, Bliss, Burch/fielding, Camnitz/hands over head, H. Davis/Davis front, F. Delehanty, Dygert, Evans, Frill, Hallman, D. Howard, Krause/port, Kroh, Leach/bending over, Maddox, McGann, Moriarty, Oldring/batting, Quinn, Raymond, Schirm, two Seymour/throwing, Stahl/glove shows, J. Sweeney, Taylor (MC), and two Wright. GOOD+ 2.5 (6 cards): Burchell, Carr, LaPorte, Maloney, Schirm, and Ha. Smith. GOOD 2 (33 cards): Beck, Burke (MC), Camnitz/arm at side, Carrigan, Clancy, Cravath, F. Delehanty, Doolan/batting, Downey/fielding, Doyle/port., Hallman, H. Hinchman, I. Hoffman, Hummel, Jackson, Knight/port., Lattimore, Lavender, Magee/bat, McGlynn, McIntyre/Brooklyn & Chicago, Nattress, Quinn, Raymond, Rhodes, Schreck, He. Smith, two Tannehill/Tannehill on front, Thielman, Wiltse/pitching, Wiltse/port. cap, and I. Young. FAIR 1.5 (6 cards): J. Barry, Chappelle, Dygert, Knight/bat, Krause/pitching, and Pfeffer (MK). POOR 1 (23 cards): Ames/hands over head, Batch, Brashear, Cravath, Doyle/NY hands above head, Ferguson, Ganzel, B. Graham, Jordan/batting, Knight/port., Lake/no ball, Latham, Livingstone, Maddox, McGann, McIntyre/Brooklyn & Chicago, D. Miller, Schaefer/Wash., Schlei/port., Seymour/port., Shannon, Slagle and Willett. Authentic (14 cards): Bergen/catching, Berger, Camnitz/hands over head, Cravath, two Groom, Hofman, Magee/bat, McLean, Milan, Mullin/bat, Needham, Pfeister/seated, and Ha. Smith. This is a substantial collection of T206 Polar Bear backs, which represents almost twenty percent of a complete set. The total SMR value in the assigned grades for 109 cards (not including the four qualified cards and not including the fourteen cards graded "Authentic" and factoring in the sixteen half-grades at the lower whole-grade level) is $3,977. Total: 127 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,500++. SOLD FOR $3,259

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