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T205 and T206 Tobacco Card Collection Including Rare Broad Leaf Backs (146)
Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $8,120.00
An impressive "shoebox" collection of 146 1910-era tobacco cards (121 different plus 25 duplicates) with thirty-one T205 "Gold Borders" and 115 T206 "White Borders." This collection is loaded with highlights, among them fifteen Hall of Famers as well as many other high-demand cards such as nine rare T206 "Broadleaf" advertisement backs (all 350 series, seven Vg including Burke, Hinchman, Jackson, Lennox, Malarkey, Phelan, Smith and two slightly lesser, both Poland). 1) Thirty-one T205: sixteen cards are Vg including Baker (HOF), Donohue (Donahue), and Marquard (HOF); eleven cards are Gd-Vg including Bresnahan (HOF, mouth open), Huggins (HOF), and Wiltse (right ear); three cards are Gd including Harmon (left ear); one lesser Evers (HOF). 2) 115 T206: fourteen cards are Vg-Ex including Clarke port. (HOF), Griffith - port. (HOF), and Marquard pitch (HOF); thirty-two cards are Vg including Huggins port. (HOF) and McGraw port., no cap (HOF); thirty cards are Gd-Vg including Beckley (HOF), two Bender trees (HOF), Brown Chi. (HOF), Chase port., blue, two Chase throwing, dark cap, Clarke port. (HOF), Gandil (Black Sox), Jennings port. (HOF), and Lajoie port. (HOF); twenty cards are Gd including Beckley (HOF), Chance port. yellow (HOF), Chase port., blue, Chase throwing, dark cap, and Lajoie port. (HOF); nineteen cards are lesser grades. This is a very substantial collection of tobacco cards from two of the era's most popular sets including nine rare Broad Leaf backs and numerous other highlights. Total 146 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$4,000. SOLD FOR $8,120.00
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