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Circa 1910 T218 and T220 PSA-Graded Tobacco-Card Collection (48)
Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $356
Collection of forty-eight cards from two different classic 1910-era tobacco issues (includes boxers and other athletes), all graded and encapsulated by PSA. 1) T218 Champion Athletes and Prize Fighters (20 cards). The T218s feature boxers and various champion athletes of the era, including bowlers, billiards champions, and track-and-field stars. Group consists of one boxer, one roller skater, and eighteen track-and-field stars: Eleven GOOD 2: Ahearne, Collins, Gilles, Haywood, Hillman, O'Callaghan, Riley, Robertson, Sheridan, Summers (seated, boxer), and Williams. Six FR 1.5: Gissing, Handy, Jordan (roller skater), Ruddy, Sheppard, and Wilson. Three PR 1: Kramer, Pilgrim, and Trubenbach. 2) T220 Champion Athlete and Prize Fighter Series (27 of the 50 cards in the set, plus one variation, for a total of 28 cards). Nine VG 3: Burns, Carney, Donovan, Erne, Goodman, Jackson, McCoy, O'Brien, and Sharkey. Two GOOD+ 2.5: Griffo and Klaus. Nine GOOD 2: Coburn, Corbett, Driscoll/Glover (silver border), Edwards, Jeffries/Sharkey, Lavigne, McGovern (silver border), Sullivan/Kilrain, and Wagner. Three FR 1.5: Gans, Goldman, and Jordan. Five PR 1: Dempsey (silver border), Driscoll/Glover, Fitzsimmons, Maher, and McAuliffe. This is a very attractive group of 1910-era tobacco cards, mostly in mid-grade but still with many highlights. Total: 48 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $356
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