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1909-11 T206 White Borders Collection of 208 Different
Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $10,925.00
208 different T206 White Borders, 90% range from Vg to Vg-Ex/Ex (includes a few Ex) with approximately equal representation at each level of grade, the remaining 10% range from Good to G-Vg. The collection is highlighted by 31 Hall of Famers, including two Ty Cobbs, and two Cy Youngs, and scarcities including the rare Elberfeld/Wash (port.), and eight Southern Leaguers. Highlights: Baker (Vg), Bender/no trees (Vg), Bender/trees (Vg/Vg-Ex), Bender/port. (Vg), Bresnahan/port. (Vg-Ex), Bresnahan/bat (Vg-Ex), Brown/Wash. (Vg), M. Brown/Cubs (Gd), Chance/bat (Ex), Chance/port. (Vg-Ex), Chase/trophy (Vg/Vg-Ex), Chase/blue (Vg-Ex), Chase/pink (Vg/Vg-Ex), Cobb/bat on shoulder (Vg/Vg-Ex due to two creases in far upper right corner, nice card), Cobb/red (Vg-Ex, no creases, even corner wear, a touch of "snow" in red background), Dahlen/Bklyn. (Gd), G. Davis (Vg), Elberfeld/Wash., port. (Vg-Ex, sharp looking card with no creases, corner rounding in upper left, some corner wear upper right, lower corners are square), Evers/port. (Vg-Ex), Evers/Chicago (Vg-Ex), Griffith/bat (Vg), Griffith/port. (Vg/Vg-Ex, no creases), Jennings/two hands (Vg), W. Johnson/chest (Vg due to corner rounding, no creases), Kleinow/Boston (Vg), Lundgren/Chi (Gd), Marquard/pitching (Vg/Vg-Ex, Sovereign back), Mathewson/dark cap (Vg-Ex), McGraw/finger (Ex), McGraw/port. no cap (Vg), McGraw/cap (Vg), Smith/Chi-Bos. (Vg-Ex with light tobacco stains, Polar Bear back), Speaker (Vg-Ex), Tinker/bat on (Vg-Ex), Tinker/port. (Vg), Waddell/throw (Gd), Willis/bat (Vg-Ex/Ex, incredibly large T206), Willis/throw (Vg), Young/glove (Vg), and Young/no glove (Vg/Vg-Ex due to corner wear, no creases). Many different advertising back styles are included (no great rarities, but a nice variety). A simply great looking and very substantial group, with many highlights, representing a tremendous start to a very attractive medium-grade complete set of T206, the most popular and classic set of the era. Total 208 cards. Reserve $2,000. Estimate $4,000/$6,000. SOLD FOR $10,925.00
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