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1909-1911 T206 White Border Collection Including Two Ty Cobbs (202)
Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $7,703
Collection of 202 assorted 1909-1911 T206 White Borders (mostly different but includes some duplicates) highlighted by twenty-eight Hall of Famers, including two Ty Cobbs, two Walter Johnsons, Nap Lajoie, and Cy Young, and eleven scarce Southern Leaguers. Condition: 15% range from Gd to Gd-Vg (with a couple slightly better), and 85% are lesser grades (mostly Pr and includes a few trimmed) but are still great-looking cards. Keys: Brown/port. (2), Chance/red, Chase/pink (4), Chase/dark cap, Chesbro, Cicotte ("Black Sox"), Clarke/bat, Clarke/port. (2), Ty Cobb/green, Ty Cobb/bat on, Collins/Phila., Duffy (Tolstoi back), Evers/port., Evers/Chicago (3, two w/Polar Bear backs), Evers/Cubs, Flick, Jennings/port., Walter Johnson/port. (2), Keeler/bat, Kelley, Kleinow/Bos., Lajoie/port., Marquard/hands, McGraw/finger, Tinker/bat off (Polar Bear back), Waddell/throwing, and Cy Young/bare hand. Southern Leaguers: Bastian, Ellam (3), Hart, Lentz, Miller, Rockenfeld, C. Smith, Violat, and White. This lot is ideal for the collector who wants original, authentic circa 1910 tobacco cards, which capture the spirit of the history of the game and collecting, but does not want to spend a fortune. This is a very substantial low-grade group including twenty-eight Hall of Famers! Backs almost all Sweet Caporal and Piedmont, but also included are Cycle, Tolstoi, Sovereign, Old Mill, and Polar Bear. Total: 202 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+. SOLD FOR $7,703
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