1909-1911 T206 White Border SGC-Graded Hall of Fame Collection (12) Including Johnson, Mathewson, and Speaker

Sold For: $1,800

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 609

Item Year: 1909

Category: T Tobacco Cards

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Outstanding collection of twelve different Hall of Famers from the legendary T206 White Border set, highlighted by Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, and Tris Speaker, each professionally graded and encapsulated by SGC. All cards have a Piedmont advertising reverse, except for one each of Polar Bear, Sovereign, and Sweet Caporal. This lot consists of the following: Beckley (VG/EX 50, Polar Bear), Bresnahan/portrait (VG 40), M. Brown/portrait (GOOD+ 35), Clarke/portrait (GOOD+ 35), E. Collins (VG 40), Jennings/portrait (VG 40), Johnson/portrait (POOR 10), Mathewson/portrait (FAIR 20), McGraw/glove at hip (GOOD 30, Sovereign 460), Speaker (FAIR 20, Sweet Caporal), Tinker/hands on knees (VG+ 45), and Wallace (GOOD+ 35). All cards are bright, crisp, and clean, with bold colors and flawless images. Even the few lower-graded examples are extremely pleasing. The equivalent SMR value in the assigned grades is $1,540 (factoring in the six half-grades at the lower whole-grade level). Total: 12 cards.
Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+.


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