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1910 T210 Old Mill Tobacco "Portraits" Collection (13)
Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $1,057.50
Collection of thirteen different 1910 T210 Old Mill Tobacco portrait cards. The T210 Old Mill set is well known for its unusual and striking photography. Most very popular sets with a large number of subjects have some type of noteworthy subset that is especially appreciated by collectors (two-player cards, horizontal cards, etc.). One very popular subset in the T210 Old Mill set is those cards featuring portraits. This lot is comprised of thirteen of these distinctive portrait cards. Each card features a striking portrait image surrounded by a bold red border. Five of the eight different series are represented in this collection: One card is from "Series 1," four cards are from "Series 2," five cards are from “Series 3,” one card is from “Series 7,” and two cards are from "Series 8." "Series 7" and "Series 8" cards are particularly rare. The T210 set is comprised of eight different series, each representing a different minor league. Series 1 (S. Atlantic League): Lipe (Vg). Series 2 (Virginia League): Breivogel (Ex), Cowan (small "c" notation in lower right; otherwise Vg), Neuton (Ex), and Pressley (Vg-Ex/Ex). Series 3 (Texas League): Bell (Ex), Corkill (Vg-Ex), Merritt (Pr), Riley (Vg/Vg-Ex), and Wickenhofer (Ex). Series 7 (E. Carolina League): Cowell (front Vg-Ex/Ex, back has scrapbook paper attached). Series 8 (Southern Assn.): Greminger and Hart. Total 13 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $1,057.50
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