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1911 T201 Mecca Double Folders Complete Set (50): #3 PSA Set Registry (6.34 GPA)!

Starting Bid - $2,500, Sold For - $11,400

Extraordinary ultra high-grade complete set of 1911 T201 Mecca Double Folders (50 cards), all graded and encapsulated by PSA. This is an extremely attractive complete set of this classic tobacco issue! Listed on the PSA Set Registry with an overall GPA of 6.34, this set currently ranks third finest. Incredibly, all fifty cards range in grade from Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt, with two NM-MT 8s, one NM+ 7.5, eleven NM 7s, five EX-MT+ 6.5s, and thirty-one EX-MT 6s. T201s are so difficult to find in high grade as they are often downgraded due to to minor condition flaws. The thin stock on which T201s are printed makes them especially susceptible to very light corner rounding and surface wrinkles.

In the following condition composite, identifying card numbers are those provided by the Standard Catalog of Baseball Cards checklist. The PSA grades are as follows: NM-MT 8 (2 cards): #26 (pop 8, highest graded) and 39 Jennings/Summers (HOF, pop 6, highest graded). NM+ 7.5 (1 card): #30. NM 7 (11 cards): #4, 12 Byrne/Clarke (HOF), 21, 31, 33, 40 Johnson/Street (HOF), 42 Lake/Wallace (HOF), 43, 44, 46 McCarty/McGinnity (HOF), and 48 Payne/Walsh (HOF). EX-MT+ 6.5 (5 cards): #5, 13 Chance/Evers (HOF), 20, 29, and 41. EX-MT 6 (31 cards): #1, 2 Baker/Collins (HOF), 3, 6 Bender/Oldring (HOF), 7 Bergen/Wheat (HOF), 8, 9 Bresnahan/Huggins (HOF), 10 Bridwell/Mathewson (HOF), 11 Brown/Hofman (HOF), 14 Chase/Sweeney, 15 Cicotte/Thoney, 16, 17 Cobb/Crawford (HOF), 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28 Falkenberg/Lajoie (HOF), 32 Gardner/Speaker (HOF), 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 45, 47, 49, and 50.

As suggested by the grades above, this is an exceptionally crisp, clean, and attractive complete set of Mecca Double Folders. The T201 Mecca Double Folders set includes twenty Hall of Famers and is arguably one of the best values of all 1910 tobacco-card issues. This is an incredible opportunity to acquire an outstanding, ultra high-grade complete set of this classic tobacco-card issue with many exceptional highlights. The total SMR value for the assigned grades (factoring in the six half-grades at the lower whole-grade level) is $14,490. Total: 50 cards. Reserve $2,500. Estimate $5,000/$10,000+. SOLD FOR $11,400

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