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Lot # 104 (of 1336)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1910-Era Tobacco-Card Collection (21) Including T205 Ty Cobb

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $960

Collection of twenty-one different cards from five classic 1910-era tobacco-card sets, highlighted by seven Hall of Famers, including Ty Cobb. This collection consists of the following: 1) 1909-1911 T206 White Border (7 cards): Chance/yellow (HOF, slight trim, otherwise Vg-Ex, Polar Bear), Keeler/with bat (HOF, Pr/Fr), Kleinow/Boston (Vg), Marquard/portrait (HOF, Fr), Waddell/throwing (HOF, Pr), Warhop (Pr/Fr), and White (Gd, Polar Bear). 2) 1911 T201 Mecca Double Folder (4 cards): Grant/Mclean (Pr), Leach/Gibson (Vg), Walsh/Payne (HOF, Pr), and Woodruff/Williams (Pr). 3) 1911 T205 Gold Border (4 cards): Bell (Gd), Chase/frame ends (Fr), Cobb (HOF, presents as Vg, but Pr due to paper loss on reverse), and McConnell (Gd). 4) 1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folder (1 card): Donlin Out at First (Vg). 5) 1912 T207 Brown Background (5 cards): Bresnahan (HOF, Pr), Ferry (Pr), Moran (Pr), Simon (Pr), and Thomas (Pr). This is a small but very desirable lot of modest-grade classic tobacco cards, with several Hall of Famers, ideal for the collector who wants real, original prewar cards which capture the spirit of the history of the game and collecting, but does not want to spend a fortune. Total: 21 cards.  Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $960

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