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Lot # 200 (of 1525)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1911 T205 Gold Borders GAI Graded Collection of 27 including Cobb & Mathewson

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $4,640.00

Collection of twenty-seven T205 Gold Borders, all graded and encapsulated by GAI. All are different, and included are several rare cards, very pleasing examples of key Hall of Famers Ty Cobb and Christy Mathewson, and two minor leaguers. The GAI grades are as follows: Two EX+ 5.5: Hanford and Parent. Five EX 5: Bresnahan (mouth closed), Harmon (both ears), Hoffman, D. White (White Sox), K. White (Pirates). Four VG-EX+ 4.5: Bridwell, Mathewson (even corner wear, very attractive card with perfectly clean Sovereign back, superb centering, and no creases), Sharpe, Stovall. Ten VG-EX 4: Abbaticchio, Bates, Becker (American Beauty reverse), Cady, Delahanty (American Beauty reverse), Dickson, Downey (American Beauty reverse), Dygert, Leever, Richie (American Beauty reverse). Two VG+ 3.5: Camnitz and McIntire (Cubs). Three VG 3: Cobb (very attractive card, one very slight crease, appears Vg-Ex, downgraded to Vg due to 70/30 top to bottom centering and very light tobacco stains on Polar Bear reverse, nice card), Oakes, Rucker. One G-VG 2.5: Suggs. Attractive group with many highlights. 2004 Standard Catalog value is $2,910. Total 27 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $4,640.00


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