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1909-1911 T206 White Border Collection Including Two Ty Cobbs (173)
Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $8,813
Collection of 173 assorted T206 White Borders. The collection is highlighted by eighteen Hall of Famers, including two Ty Cobbs, two Cy Youngs, Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson, and a few scarcities, most notably the rare Elberfeld/Wash (port.). We have selected nine cards to be graded and encapsulated by SGC. The balance of the collection grades as follows: Fifty-nine cards range in grade from Vg-Ex to Ex, eighty-five cards range from Good to Very Good, twenty cards range from Pr to Fr-Gd. Highlights: Baker (Gd), Bender/port. (Pr), Chance/red (Vg), Chance/yellow (SGC EX 60), two Clarke/port. (SGC VG/EX 50 and Gd), two Cobb/red (SGC VG 40 and GOOD 30), Dahlen/Bklyn (Vg), Elberfeld/Wash - port. (SGC VG 40), Evers/Cubs (SGC EX 60), Flick (Fr), Johnson/port. (SGC GOOD 30), Mathewson/dark cap (SGC VG/EX 50), McGraw/finger (Pr), Tinker/bat on (Pr), Waddell/port. (Vg/Vg-Ex), Wallace (Vg), Young/glove shows (SGC GOOD 30), and Young/port. (Fr). This is a very substantial completely unpicked original collection of mixed-grade T206 White Borders, including many highlights. Backs are mainly Sweet Caporal and Piedmont, but also included are American Beauty (3), Sovereign (9), Polar Bear (3), and Old Mill (2). Total 173 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000+. SOLD FOR $8,813
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