1909-1911 T206 White Border Charley O'Leary "Broad Leaf 460" Back

Sold For: $8,225

Auction Year: 2010 spring

Lot: 317

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Graded EX 60 by SGC. Presented is an example of one of the rarest of all T206 advertising reverses: the Broad Leaf 460 Series. Broad Leaf 460 Series backs are one of the key rarities to any complete T206 advertising back collection, far rarer even than Uzit or Drum backs. They are virtually nonexistent. The obverse of this card features Charley O'Leary in a hands-on-knees pose. The reverse is perfectly bright and clean, with a boldly printed Broad Leaf 460 advertisement set against a striking off-white background. This is an extraordinary card that is worthy of the most advanced T206 or rare sample-card collection. There has always been great interest in rare T206 advertising backs, and in recent years we have seen more collectors assembling T206 back collections than ever before. The Broad Leaf 460 back is one of the extreme rarities that keeps just about every collection from completion. The fact that the advertising reverse is so crisp and clean makes this a particularly exceptional example to represent this almost-never-seen T206 advertising back, missing from virtually every T206 advertising-back collection. Reserve $1,000. Estimate (open).
SOLD FOR $8,225

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