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Lot # 208 (of 1336)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1909-1911 T206 White Border Shag Shaughnessy Southern Leaguer - Brown Hindu Back

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $720

Graded VG 3 by PSA. Attractive example of Southern Leaguer Shag Shaughnessy, Roanoke, from the T206 White Border set with the very scarce Brown Hindu advertising reverse. Brown Hindu is a very scarce back, not as rare as Red Hindu, but very unusual and extremely rare compared to most other T206 advertising backs. Thirty-four of the forty-eight Southern Leaguers can be found with a Brown Hindu reverse. All thirty-four are presented in this auction in a series of different lots. This example presents with a crisp image, even wear to the corners, and near-perfect centering. Small surface chips are visible near Shaughnessy's mouth and on the right border. The reverse features an entirely clean Hindu advertisement centered slightly to the left. This is a very desirable Southern Leaguer from the legendary T206 set with the scarce Brown Hindu tobacco advertisement on the reverse.  Reserve $200. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $720


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