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1912 T207 Brown Background Tom Downey SGC EX/NM 80 - Broadleaf Back - Highest Graded!
Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $420
Graded EX/NM 80 by SGC. This is the ONLY example graded at this level with none higher! Exceptional example of Tom Downey (Philadelphia Phillies) from the T207 Brown Background set featuring the rare Broadleaf Cigarettes advertising reverse. T207s are found with a number of different advertising backs (similar to T205 and T206), and Broadleaf backs have always been considered to be among the rarest. The offered card is entirely crisp and clean, with bold colors, a flawless surface, four strong corners, and near-perfect centering. The reverse is clean, with an outstanding advertisement, ideal for a sample card. The rare backs (Cycle, Broadleaf, and no advertising) are usually associated with the rarer cards in the T207 set, which make the assembly of a complete set so difficult. This is a superb example featuring the rare Broadleaf advertising reverse. Reserve $200. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $420
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