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1909-1911 T206 White Borders Partial Set (451 of 524)
Starting Bid - $2,500.00, Sold For - $22,040.00
30% range from Vg to Vg-Ex/Ex, 65% range from Fr to Gd-Vg (averaging Good), 5% lesser. This partial set of T206 White Borders is comprised of 451 of the 524 cards in the set. The T206 set, of course, is also highlighted by literally dozens of Hall of Famers, including Ty Cobb, Cy Young, Nap Lajoie, Christy Mathewson, etc., as well as the scarce Southern League series. Although in mixed grade, this original-owner collection is still very pleasing and could serve as the foundation for a very attractive complete set. The 73 missing cards include Wagner, Plank, Magie, and Doyle (the "big 4"), as well as the following key cards (the balance are commons): G. Brown/Wash., Brown/Cubs, Chance/bat, Cobb/bat on, Dahlen/Brooklyn, G. Davis, Demmitt/St. Louis, Elberfield/port. - Wash, Evers/port., Flick, Kleinow/Bost., Lundgren/Chi., Marquard/hands, Mathewson/white cap, McGraw/no cap, O'Hara/St. Louis, Smith/Chic.& Bos., Tinker/bat on, Young/bare hand, and Young/port. Seven cards have been graded by PSA and one by GAI. The key cards (including sixty-two Hall of Famers) grade as follows: Baker (Vg/Vg-Ex), Beckley (Vg), Bender/no trees (Vg), Bender/trees (Gd-Vg), Bender/port. (Vg/Vg-Ex), Bresnahan/port. (Vg-Ex), Bresnahan/bat (Gd-Vg), Brown/Chi. (Vg), Brown/port. (Vg-Ex), Chance/red (Gd-Vg), Chance/yellow (Ex), Chesbro (Gd), Clarke/bat (Vg), Clarke/port. (Fr-Gd), Cobb/green (PSA VG-EX 4), Cobb/red (PSA GOOD 2), Cobb/bat off (Fr-Gd), Collins/Phila. (PSA EX 5), Collins/Minn. (Vg/Vg-Ex), Crawford/throw (Vg), Crawford/bat (Gd-Vg), Duffy (Vg-Ex), Evers/Chi. (Vg/Vg-Ex), Evers/Cubs (Gd-Vg), Gandil ("Black Sox", Fr-Gd), Griffith/bat (Vg/Vg-Ex), Griffith/port. (Vg), Huggins/hands (Vg/Vg-Ex), Huggins/port. (Vg), Jennings/one hand (Fr), Jennings/both hands (Vg), Jennings/port. (Fr), Johnson/hands (PSA VG-EX 4), Johnson/port. (PSA GOOD 2), Joss/hands (Vg-Ex), Joss/port. (Gd), Keeler/port. (Gd-Vg), Keeler/bat (Vg), Kelley (Gd-Vg), Lajoie/port. (PSA VG-EX 4), Lajoie/throw (GAI VG 3), Lajoie/bat (Vg/Vg-Ex), Marquard/pitch (Vg), Marquard/port. (Fr-Gd), Mathewson/port. (Fr-Gd), Mathewson/dark cap (Gd), McGinnity (Vg-Ex/Ex), McGraw/finger (Gd-Vg), McGraw/glove (Fr), McGraw/cap (PSA VG-EX 4), Speaker (Vg), Tinker/bat off (Vg), Tinker/knees (Vg/Vg-Ex), Tinker/port. (Fr), Waddell/port., (Vg/Vg-Ex), Waddell/throw (Vg), Wallace (Vg), Walsh (Gd), Wheat (Fr), Willis/Pitts. (Pr-Fr), Willis/bat (Gd), Willis/throw (Vg), and Young/glove (possible slight trim, otherwise Vg-Ex/Ex). This is a very attractive mixed-grade partial set of the 1910 era's most classic tobacco card issue. Total 451 cards. Reserve $2,500. Estimate $5,000/$7,500. SOLD FOR $22,040.00
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