1909-1911 T206 White Border Collection (120) Including Thirteen Hall of Famers

Sold For: $4,200

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 547

Item Year: 1909

Category: T Tobacco Cards

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Very attractive collection of 120 cards from the T206 White Border series. This collection is highlighted by thirteen Hall of Famers, including Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, and Tris Speaker. All of the cards have Piedmont or Sweet Caporal backs. Seventeen cards are graded and encapsulated by PSA and SGC. Keys: Beckley (HOF, PSA GOOD 2), Bresnahan/portrait (HOF, Vg), Chance/yellow portrait (HOF, Gd), Chase/pink portrait (Fr), Cicotte (Black Sox, PSA PR 1), Dahlen/Boston (SGC VG 40), Evers/with bat Chicago on shirt (HOF, PSA GOOD 2), Evers/portrait (HOF, SGC GOOD 30), Gandil (Black Sox, Fr), Johnson/portrait (HOF, SGC POOR 10), Joss/portrait (HOF, Pr-Fr), Keeler/portrait (HOF, Gd+), Marquard/portrait (HOF, Pr), Mathewson/portrait (HOF, SGC POOR 10), Speaker (HOF, PSA GOOD 2), Titus (Pr), Wallace (HOF, SGC Authentic), and Willis/with bat (HOF, SGC Authentic). Additional graded cards: PSA VG 3 (2 cards): Bowerman and Rucker/portrait. SGC GOOD 30 (4 cards): Birmingham, Krause/portrait (GOOD+ 35), Merritt, and Weimer (GOOD+ 2.5). PSA FR 1.5 (1 card): Beaumont. The balance grade 17% Vg (including a few Vg-Ex), 35% Gd, and 48% lesser (including a couple miscut and a couple with a slight trim). A few cards display the type of discoloration that is indicative of cleaning or removal from an album. This is a presentable collection of cards from the most popular and classic of all prewar card sets. Total: 120 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+.

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