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Circa 1910 T201, T202, T205, T207 Tobacco Card Collection Including Ty Cobb (59)
Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $2,350
Collection of fifty-nine assorted (mostly different) 1910-era tobacco cards including twenty Hall of Famers (Cobb, Mathewson, Johnson, Lajoie, Speaker, etc.). The collection includes nineteen T205 "Gold Borders," three T202 Hassan "Triple Folders," twenty-six T201 Mecca "Double Folders," and eleven T207 "Brown Backgrounds." 1) T205 Gold Borders (19 cards): Eleven cards range from Vg to Vg-Ex including Baker, Brown, Crandall ("t" crossed), and Wallace; eight range from Pr to Gd including Dougherty (red sock emblem) and McAllister (minor leaguer). 2) T202 Triple Folders (3 cards): #34 Walsh (Vg/Vg-Ex), 38 Clarke (pencil on the back, otherwise Vg-Ex), and 116 Brown (Vg-Ex/Ex). 3) T201 Double Folders (26 cards): Seven cards range from Vg-Ex to Ex including Speaker, Wallace, and Lord; twelve are Vg including Cobb/Crawford, Johnson, Mathewson, Lajoie, Brown, Clarke, Bender, Wheat, and Chase; seven range from Pr to Gd including Mathewson. 4) T207 Brown Background (11 cards): Three cards are Vg-Ex (Bradley, Ferry, Needham); eight range from Gd to Vg (Delahanty, Doyle, Hallinan, Hogan, Lapp, McDonald, McIntire, Strunk). This is a very interesting and unusual mixed-grade collection of tobacco cards with many highlights from four of the era's most popular and classic sets. Total 59 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $2,350
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