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1912 T202 Hassan Triple Folders Collection (62)

Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $17,400.00

Collection of 62 different 1912 T202 Triple Folders. This is an exceptionally clean and totally unpicked group, loaded with stars and Hall of Famers, carefully assembled one card at a time by an advanced old-time collector in the 1980s. The collection includes three Ty Cobbs, Christy Mathewson, plus eighteen additional Hall of Famers. We have selected eight cards to be graded by PSA. In the following condition composite, identifying card numbers are referenced from the numbers provided by the Standard Catalog of Baseball Cards checklist. PSA Condition Report (8 cards): #14 Bresnahan/Oakes (HOF, PSA EX-MT 6), 36 Speaker/Wood (HOF, PSA VG 3), 41 Stanage/Summers (PSA EX-MT 6), 65 Cobb/O'Leary (HOF, PSA GOOD 2), 68 Cobb/Moriarity (HOF, PSA VG 3), 85 Mathewson/Meyers (HOF, PSA VG 3), 116 Brown/Graham (HOF, PSA VG-EX 4), and 130 Cobb/Moriarty (PSA GOOD 2). Condition composite of the balance (54 cards): EX (17 cards): #4 Barger/Bergen, 13 Carrigan/Wagner, 30 Baker/Bender (HOF), 32 Bridwell/Kling, 43 Delahanty/Jones, 55 Dooin/Titus, 56 Doyle/Merkle, 63 Archer/Reulbach, 67 Sweeney/Ford, 71 McLean/Suggs, 73 Dahlen/Scanlan, 90 Kling/Young (HOF), 92 Kling/Steinfeldt, 94 Lord/Tannehill, 96 McConnell/McIntyre, 120 Birmingham/Turner, 124Crandall/Meyers. VG-EX (22 cards): #1 LaPorte/Wallace (HOF), 5 Bergen/Rucker, 8 Baker/Collins (HOF), 10 Birmingham/Turner, 11 Magee/Moran, 16 Chance/Foxen (HOF), 29 Magee/Paskert, 48 Camnitz/Gibson, 52 Gibson/Philippe, 59 Engle/Speaker (HOF), 61 Chance/Evers (HOF), 64 Chance/Tinker (HOF), 74 Gray/Groom, 76 Cicotte/Stahl, 80 Crandall/Meyers, 97 Stanage/Willett, 100 McBride/Milan, 101 Griffith/McBride (HOF), 105 Clarke/Miller (HOF), 109 Schulte/Sheckard, 119 Egan/Hoblitzell, 121 Fromme/McLean. VG (15 cards): #9 Johnson/Street (HOF), 12 Gaspar/McLean, 15 Bresnahan/Harmon, 18 Archer/Overall, 24 Egan/Mitchell, 35 Payne/White, 62 Archer/Overall, 70 McConnell/McIntyre, 72 Lennox/Tinker (HOF), 84 Jennings/McGraw (HOF), 86 Murray/Snodgrass, 88 Johnson/Knight (HOF), 93 Dooin/Lobert, 111 Gray/Groom, 118 Krause/Thomas. This is a very attractive collection, with most cards (as is often the case with T202s) appearing far superior to their technically accurate assigned grades. This is an outstanding foundation for the assembling of a beautiful set of T202 Hassan Triple Folders, arguably the most interesting and beautiful baseball tobacco issue ever produced. Total 62 cards. Reserve $2,000. Estimate $4,000/$6,000. SOLD FOR $17,400.00


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