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1909-11 T206 White Borders Near Set (447). Although the T206 series is hardly lacking for passionate collectors who choose to assemble "The Monster" here we present the opportunity, without the years of laborious searching to acquire a lion's share (85%) of the hobby's benchmark with one single bid. Visually, this presentation presents as an evenly graded assembly. There are 14 Southern Leaguers included in this near set. A total of 36 cards have been graded by SGC. Highlights include: Graded - SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 1 card, Rhoades/Hands At Chest; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 3 cards, Geyer, Keller/Bat and Raymond; SGC 60 EX 5: 13 cards, Abbaticchio/Brown Sleeves, Arndt, Bresnahan/Batting, Brown/Chicago, Clarke/Holding Bat, Coles "Polar Bear," Crandall/Portrait-No Cap, Delehanty, Demmitt/NY, Easterly, McGraw/Portrait-With Cap, Tannehill and Waddell/Portrait; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 6 cards, Baker, Clarke, Crawford/With Bat, Doyle/NY-Hands Over Head, Keeler/Portrait and Walsh; SGC 40 VG 3: 10 cards, Collins, Huggins/Portrait, Jennings/Portrait, Johnson/Portrait, Lajoie/Throwing, Marquard/Portrait, McGinnity, Tinker/Hands On Knees, Willis/With Bat and Willis/Throwing; SGC 30 GOOD 2: 2 cards, Cobb,Red Portrait "Polar Bear," and Young/Glove Shows; SGC 20 FAIR 1.5: 1 card, Mathewson/Dark Cap. Ungraded - Bender/Trees (GD), Bender/Portrait (GD), Bresnahan/Portrait (GD), Brown/Chicago (PR), Brown/Portrait (GD/VG), Chance/Yellow (GD), Chase/Trophy (VG), Chase/Blue Portrait (GD), Chase/Black Cap (VG), Chesbro (GD), J. Collins (VG), Crawford/Throwing (VG), Crawford/Batting (VG/EX), Duffy (FR), Evers/Portrait (VG), Evers/Chicago (trimmed), Flick (GD), Gandil (VG), Griffith/Batting (VG), Griffith/Portrait (GD), Higgins/Hands At Mouth (GD), Jennings/One Hand (VG), Jennings/Two Hands (GD), Johnson/Portrait (VG), Joss/Pitching (GD/VG), Lajoie/Portrait (FR), Marquard/Hands At Side (VG), McGraw/Finger In Air (GD/VG), McGraw/Hand At Hip (FR), McGraw/Portrait (GD), Speaker (PR), Tinker/Bat Off Shoulder (GD), Tinker/Bat On Shoulder (GD), Wheat (FR), Willis/Portrait (FR), Young/Portrait (clipped corners). Grades 4% EX to EX/MT (one better), 60% VG to VG/EX, 36% PR to GD (with some trimmed). The SMR value exceeds $7,000.00.

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Brands represented are Piedmont and Sweet Caporal except for the following: Old Mill (8 cards), Old Mill Southern Leaguers (5 cards), Polar Bear (20 cards), El Principe De Gales (7 cards), Tolstoi (1 card), Sovereign (4 cards), Sweet Caporal/Series 150 Factory 649 Overprints (2 cards) and Sweet Caporal/Series 350-460 Factory 42 Overprints (3 cards).

Service and Handling Description: Trading Card Set, Medium (view shipping information)

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Auction Dates
May, 2012
3rd-5th Thursday-Saturday
Internet/Mail Bidders: 16
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