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Circa 1910 T3, T200, T201, T202, T207 Tobacco Card Collection (50)
Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $1,763
Collection of fifty low-grade 1910-era tobacco cards from five different classic sets includes four T3 Turkey Reds, four T200 Fatima Teams, ten T201 Mecca Double Folders, twenty-two T202 Hassan Triple-Folders, and ten T207 Brown Background cards. Highlighted by eleven Hall of Famers including Christy Mathewson, three Ty Cobbs, and Walter Johnson. 1) 1911 T3 Turkey Red (4 cards): #28 McInytre (Bklyn & Chi., Pr), 31 Magee (all four corners clipped, Pr), 34 Rucker (Pr), and 48 Murray (all four corners clipped and trimmed). 2) 1911 T201 Mecca Double Folders (10 cards): #4 (Pr), 12 Clarke (Fr), 17 Cobb/Crawford (separated at the fold, o/w Gd), 22 (Fr), 31 (Pr), 34 (Gd-Vg), 38 (Pr), 46 McGinnity (Gd), and two 49 (Fr and Pr). Numbers reference Standard Catalog checklist. 3) 1912 T202 Hassan Triple-Folders (22 cards): Five cards are Vg (#9 Johnson/Street, 16 Chance/Foxen, 35, 54, and 85 Mathewson/Meyers); four cards grade Gd (#15 Bresnahan/Harmon, 29, 114, and 121); four cards grade Fr (#56, 63, 117, and 124); six cards grade Fr (#33, 78, 81, 114, 116 Brown/Graham, and 129 Cobb/Jennings "Ty Cobb Steals Third"); three cards are trimmed (#65 Cobb/O'Leary, 101 Griffith/McBride, and 104 Chase/Wolter). Numbers reference Standard Catalog checklist. 4) 1912 T207 Brown Background (10 cards): Barger (trimmed), Bescher (trimmed), Crandall (Vg), Delehanty (trimmed), Doyle (trimmed), Marquard (slight trim, o/w Vg), two Simon (both trimmed), Thomas (trimmed), and Willie (slight trim, o/w Vg-Ex). 5) 1913 T200 Fatima Team (4 cards): All grade Poor: Boston Nat., Chicago Amer., Philadelphia Nat., and Washington Amer. This is a very presentable and substantial low-grade collection of tobacco cards, including many highlights, from five of the era's most popular and classic sets. Total 50 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $1,763
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