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1910-Era Tobacco-Card Collection (21) Including Nine Hall of Famers
Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,320
Presented are twenty-one different cards from four different 1910-era tobacco-card issues. This collection is highlighted by nine Hall of Famers, including Addie Joss, John McGraw, and Tris Speaker. A total of eleven cards are graded and encapsulated by either PSA or SGC. This lot consists of the following: 1-17) 1909-1911 T206 White Border: Beckley (HOF, Fr, Sovereign 350), Bergen/batting (SGC VG/EX 50), Bradley/portrait (Gd), Chance/portrait, yellow (HOF, SGC POOR 10, Tolstoi), Crawford/with bat (HOF, Fr, Sovereign 350), H. Davis/Davis on front (Pr), I. Hoffman (SGC Authentic), Joss/portrait (HOF, SGC GOOD+ 35, Sovereign 350), McGinnity (HOF, Pr, Sovereign 350), McGraw/portrait with cap (HOF, Pr), Payne (Pr), Sheckard/glove showing (Fr), Ha. Smith (SGC EX 60), Speaker (HOF, SGC FAIR 20), Tinker/bat on shoulder (HOF, SGC GOOD 30), Walsh (HOF, Pr, Sovereign 150), and D. White/portrait (Pr). 18) 1910 T209 Contentnea First Series: Martin (SGC POOR 10), 19-20) 1914-1916 T213 Coupon Cigarettes: Elberfeld/Brooklyn (SGC VG 40) and Rucker/Brooklyn Nat. (PSA VG 3), and 21) 1914 T222 Fatima Cigarettes: Demaree (PSA VG 3). This is a small but desirable lot, featuring several Hall of Famers, ideal for the collector who wants real, original 1910-era tobacco 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 $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,320
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