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Lot # 302 (of 1137)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1909-1911 T206 Ray Demmitt - St. Louis Americans Variation

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $2,370

Graded VG+ 45 by SGC. Very attractive example of the rare Demmitt, St. Louis Americans T206 variation, in medium-grade for a common T206, but in far better condition than normally seen for this rare card. Polar Bear was the only company to issue this T206 variation and this fact is directly related to why Demmitt is so difficult to find in high grade. The packaged cards issued with Polar Bear tobacco were not well protected from the accompanying product; thus almost all Demmitt cards have at least some tobacco staining. This example has virtually no staining, and slightly rounded corners. Bright and crisp, with extremely fresh colors, no creases, and excellent centering. This is a very attractive medium-grade example of one of the rarest cards in the classic T206 White Border set. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+. SOLD FOR $2,370


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