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1910-Era Baseball and Nonsport Tobacco Card Collection (260)
Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $2,320.00
Very unusual and eclectic assortment of 260 sport and nonsport tobacco cards from the 1910 era includes representation from thirty-six different baseball and nonsport issues. Collection includes: Baseball: 1) Circa 1910 P2 Sweet Caporal Pins (6 pins): Bresnahan (Nr/Mt), Chase (Nr/Mt), Evers (Nr/Mt), Overall (Nr/Mt), Reulbach (Ex-Mt), Young (Nr/Mt). 2) 1911 T332 Helmar Stamps (3 stamps): Engle (Vg-Ex), Fletcher (Vg-Ex), Speaker (Ex), all three with stamp hinges on reverse. 3) 1911 T201 Mecca Double Folders (6 cards): Baker/Collins (Vg), Bresnahan/Huggins (Vg), Brown/Hofman (light stains on back, otherwise Ex), Byrne/Clarke (Gd), McGlynn/Barrett (Gd), Gibson/Leach (miscut, otherwise Vg-Ex). 4) 1911 T205 Gold Borders (26 cards): 13 cards grade Vg-Ex including Nee/minor leaguer and Young, 4 cards are Vg, 5 cards are Gd including Clarke, and 4 lesser. 5) 1909-11 T206 White Borders (22 cards): 5 cards are Gd including Chance - bat, 7 cards are Fair including Bresnahan - bat, Huggins - port., and Young - port., and 10 cards lesser. 6) 1912 T207 Brown Background (4 cards): Ferry (Ex), McGraw (Vg), Mullin (85/15 L/R, otherwise Vg-Ex), O'Toole (Vg). Other Sports: 7) T36 Auto Drivers (1 card): Louis Chevrolet (Fr). 8) T218 Champion Athlete and Prize Fighter Series (5 cards): Nelson (boxer, Pr), Cutler (pool, Gd-Vg), Bacon (track & field, Gd), Johansson (track & field, Gd), and Williams (track & field, Fr). 9) T220 Champion Athlete and Prize Fighter Series (3 cards): Heenan (Pr-Fr), Maher (Gd), and McGovern (Gd). 10) T227 Series of Champions (1 card): Willie Hoppe (pool player, Fr). Nonsport: 11) Circa 1910 Tobacco Girls Pinbacks (2 pins): Ex (one is missing paper back). 12) S39 Flag and Arms (1 silk): Vg. 13) T25 Actors (1 card): Fr-Gd. 14) T27 Actress Series (1 card): Vg. 15) T30 Arctic Scenes (2 cards): Fr. 16) T42 Bird Series (10 cards): Pr-Vg. 17) T43 Bird Series (4 cards): Gd-Vg. 18) T44 Birthday Horoscopes (2 cards): Gd-Vg. 19) T51 College Series (2 cards): Fr. 20) T52 Costumes and Scenery (1 card): Vg. 21) T53 Cowboy Series (15 cards): Fr-Vg. 22) T54 Cross Stitch (1 card): Fr. 23) T56 Emblem Series (4 cards): Pr-Gd. 24) T57 Fable Series (16 cards): Pr-Fr. 25) T58 Fish Series (10 cards): Pr-Gd. 26) T59 Flags of all Nations (22 cards): Pr-Gd. 27) T62 Fortune Series (4 cards): Fr-Vg. 28) T68 Heroes of History/Men of History (6 cards): Pr-Vg. 29) T73 Indian Life in the "60's" (6 cards): Pr-Gd. 30) T77 Lighthouse Series (4 cards): Pr-Gd. 31) T79 Military Series (1 card): Pr. 32) T81 Military Series/die-cuts (7 cards): Fr-Vg. 33) T107 State Seals and National Coats of Arms (31 cards): Pr-Vg. 34) T112 Toasts Series (23 cards): Pr-Vg. 35) T113 Types of Nations (6 cards): Gd-Vg. 36) T118 World's Greatest Explorers (1 card): Pr-Fr. Total 260 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $2,320.00
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