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1909-1911 T206 White Border SGC-Graded Collection (96)
Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $3,600
Collection of ninety-six different T206 White Border tobacco cards, each graded and encapsulated by SGC (submitted by REA), highlighted by Hall of Famers Jack Chesbro and John McGraw, "Black Sox" member Chick Gandil, team-designation variation of Bill Dahlen of Brooklyn, and four Southern Leaguers. All cards have Piedmont or Sweet Caporal advertising backs, except for five Old Mill, four Polar Bear, three Sovereign, three Tolstoi, two Brown Hindu, and two American Beauty as noted below. This is part of a larger collection of T206 cards, which we have broken down into several smaller lots organized by condition. This lot consists of the following: SGC GOOD+ 35 (16 cards): Abbott, Abstein, Becker, Bowerman, F. Delehanty, Ferris, P. Graham, Killian/pitching, Lipe (Old Mill, Southern Leaguer), Mattern, Schirm (Polar Bear), Schlei/catching, Ha. Smith, Stahl/glove shows, L. Tannehill/Tannehill on front (Polar Bear), and Turner. SGC GOOD 30 (33 cards): Alperman, Ames/hands above head, Batch, Bergen/batting, Birmingham (Hindu), Bliss, Burch (Sovereign 150), Burns, Clark, Criss, H. Davis/H. Davis on front, Hartsel, Hummel (Tolstoi), Karger, Lindaman, Lumley, D. Miller, Oberlin, O’Brien, Pfeffer, Poland, Powell, Quillen (Old Mill), Rhoades/right arm extended, Schulte/front view, Sheckard/glove showing, F. Smith/Chicago, (F. Smith on front), Spade, Thielman, He. Wagner/bat on left shoulder, Willetts (American Beauty 460), Wiltse/portrait, with cap (Tolstoi), and I. Young. SGC FAIR 20 (27 cards): Adkins, Bergen/catching, Bradley/with bat, Camnitz/hands above head, Clymer, Coles (Southern Leaguer), Dahlen/Brooklyn (Sovereign 350), L. Doyle/portrait, Durham, Ewing, Frill (Sovereign 460), Ganzel, Geyer, Gilbert, Gray (Polar Bear), Kroh, McGraw/portrait, with cap (HOF, Tolstoi), McQuillan/ball in hand, Mullin/with bat, Quinn, Ritchey, Rudolph, Schlei/batting (Polar Bear), Schlei/portrait, Seymour/portrait, Weimer, and Westlake (Old Mill, Southern Leaguer). SGC POOR 10 (12 cards): H. Davis/H. Davis on front (Hindu), Donlin/fielding, Gandil (“Black Sox”), Gibson, Herzog/Boston, Jordan/batting, Meyers (Old Mill), Otey (Southern Leaguer), Pfeister/seated (Old Mill), Rucker/portrait, D. White/pitching, and Willett. SGC Authentic (8 cards): Bridwell/portrait, with cap (American Beauty 460), Chesbro (HOF), Mullin/throwing, Murphy/throwing, Nattress, Pattee, A. Shaw, and Wilhelm/hands at chest. This is a very impressive group that would make a significant contribution to the completion of any set currently in the process of being assembled. The equivalent SMR value in the assigned grades (factoring in the forty-three half-grades at the lower whole-grade level and not including the eight cards graded "Authentic") is $2,295. Total: 96 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+. SOLD FOR $3,600
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