1910-Era Tobacco-Card SGC-Graded Collection Including Johnson and Mathewson (18)

Sold For: $1,920

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 904

Item Year: 1910

Category: T Tobacco Cards

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Collection of eighteen different 1910-era tobacco cards, representing five different highly regarded issues, highlighted by nine Hall of Famers, including Walter Johnson (T202), Christy Mathewson (T201), and Nap Lajoie (T201). All the cards are graded by SGC (except for one BVG as noted). 1) 1909-1911 T206 White Border (7 cards): Arellanes (VG 40), E. Collins (HOF, VG/EX 50), Doolan/batting (VG/EX 50, Tolstoi back), Dorner (VG 40), Dougherty/arm in air (VG/EX 50, Tolstoi back), Huggins/portrait (HOF, BVG VG+ 3.5), and Wagner/bat on right (VG/EX 50, Tolstoi back). 2) 1911 T201 Mecca Double Folder (2 cards): Lajoie/Falkenberg (HOF, VG 40) and Mathewson/Bridwell (HOF, VG/EX 50). 3) 1911 T205 Gold Border (1 card): Karger (VG/EX 50). 4) 1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folders (5 cards): #9 Johnson/Street (HOF, GOOD 30), 23 Phillippe/Gibson (VG/EX 50), 70 McIntyre/McConnell (VG 40), 120 Birmingham/Turner (VG/EX 50), and 132 Wheat/Dahlen (HOF, VG 40). 5) 1912 T207 Brown Background (3 cards): Chance (HOF, VG 40), Marquard (HOF, VG/EX 50), and Wheat (HOF, VG/EX 50). Fascinating small collection of classic vintage cards from the 1910 era, including nine Hall of Famers. The equivalent SMR value in the assigned grades is $2,417. Total: 18 cards.
Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+.


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