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1909-1911 T206 White Border Ernie Howard Southern Leaguer - Brown Hindu Back
Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $240
Graded GOOD+ 35 by SGC. Attractive example of Southern Leaguer Ernie Howard, Savannah, 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 rounding to the corners, and near-perfect centering. Downgraded due to a diagonal crease extending from near Howard's elbow down to the nameplate. The Hindu advertisement on the reverse is well centered, with the previously mentioned crease and light discoloration visible along the right edge. 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 $240
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