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    1909-11 T206 White Border Near Set (518) With Rare Brands, Series 350 Lundgren/Chi. and Old Mill Printing Error. This set comes to us from a hobby veteran who sold his vast card collection many years ago to focus on memorabilia. He decided to keep one set. His T206 set. Upon reading that, I am sure fans of this series now have that, "Yes, I know how he feels" smile on their face. T206s have taken on the role of not just another card promotion but have become the focal point of a collection regardless of how large. They have become the corner stone that many new vintage card collectors build upon. This presentation isn't "mint" and the big four need to be added later (Magie and Plank reside in the holdings of others) but like every assembly it holds a charm and character all its own. The technical grades are a reflection of condition factors affecting the backs like ink, a stamp and surface loss. This has left us with many cards that offer a visual appeal well above the strict technical assessment. In addition to the dozens of Hall of Famers, scarce Demmitt and O'Hara variations, some highlights include a pair of Hindu backs (one a SL); fifteen Southern Leaguers with Old Mill backs; a rare Thorton/SL with a intriguing reverse printing error and a very rare Carl Lundgren/Chicago with a Piedmont 350 series back! A total of 38 cards have been graded by SGC. Includes: Graded - SGC 60 EX 5: 2 cards, Hickman-Old Mill and Wheat; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 2 cards, Kleinow/Boston- Old Mill and Mathewson/Dark Cap; SGC 40 VG 3: 12 cards, Baker, Demmitt/STL-Polar Bear, Doyle/Hands Over Head, Griffith/Portrait, Jennings/Portrait, Lajoie/Portrait, Marquard/Portrait, McGraw/Portrait, No Cap, Tinker/Bat Off, Tinker/Portrait, Wills/Throwing-Sovereign and Young/Portrait; SGC 30 Good 2: 8 cards, Clarke/Portrait, Cobb/Red Portrait, Johnson/Pitching, Lajoie/Throwing-Sovereign, Lajoie/Batting, Mathewson/Portrait, Mathewson/White Cap and Speaker; SGC 20 Fair 1.5: 6 cards, Bresnahan/Batting, Cobb/Green Portrait, Cobb/Bat Off, Elberfeld/Portrait,Wash., Ford-Red Hindu, Lundgren/Chicago (350 Series!); SGC 10 Poor 1: 2 cards, Cobb/Bat On and Johnson/Portrait; SGC Authentic: 6 cards, Joss/Portrait, O'Hara/STL-Polar Bear, Thorton-Brown Hindu, Willetts-Old Mill, Young/Glove Shows-Polar Bear and Young/Hand Shows. Total 518 cards. Please see our web site for more details regarding this presentation.

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    1909-11 T206 White Border Near Set (518) With Rare Brands, Series 350 Lundgren/Chi. and Old Mill Printing Error.  Total 518 cards, missing Greminger, Dahlen/Brooklyn plus the big four-Doyle, Plank, Magie and Wagner

     

    A total of 38 cards have been graded by SGC. Includes:

    Graded - SGC 60 EX 5: 2 cards, Hickman-Old Mill and Wheat; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 2 cards, Kleinow/Boston- Old Mill and Mathewson/Dark Cap; SGC 40 VG 3: 12 cards, Baker, Demmitt/STL-Polar Bear, Doyle/Hands Over Head, Griffith/Portrait, Jennings/Portrait, Lajoie/Portrait, Marquard/Portrait, McGraw/Portarit, No Cap, Tinker/Bat Off, Tinker/Portarit, Wills/Throwing-Sovereign and Young/Portarit; SGC 30 Good 2: 8 cards, Clarke/Portriat, Cobb/Red Portrait, Johnson/Pitching, Lajoie/Throwing-Sovereign, Lajoie/Batting, Mathewson/Portrait, Mathewson/White Cap and Speaker; SGC 20 Fair 1.5: 6 cards, Bresnahan/Batting, Cobb/Green Portrait, Cobb/Bat Off, Elberfeld/Portrait,Wash., Ford-Red Hindu, Lundgren/Chicago (350 Series!); SGC 10 Poor 1: 2 cards, Cobb/Bat On and Johnson/Portrait; SGC Authentic: 6 cards, Joss/Portrait, O'Hara/STL-Polar Bear, Thorton-Brown Hindu, Willetts-Old Mill, Young/Glove Shows-Polar Bear  and Young/Hand Shows.  

     

    Ungraded -  including:  Beckley (VG), Bender/No Trees (FR), Bender/Trees (trimmed), Bender/Portrait (PR), Bresnahan/Portrait (GD), G. Brown/Washington (color added), Brown/Chicago (GD), Brown/Cubs (FR), Brown/ Portrait (FR), Chance/Batting (VG), Chance/Red (GD), Chance/Yellow (FR), Chesbro (G/VG), Clarke/Batting (PR), Collins/Philadelphia (GD), J. Collins (trimmed), Crawford/Throwing (trimmed), Crawford/Batting (GD), Dahlen/Brooklyn (), G. Davis (FR), Duffy (PR), Evers/Portrait (GD), Evers/Chicago  (GD),  Evers/Cubs (PR), Flick (GD), Griffith/Batting (GD), Huggins/Hands Showing (GD), Huggins/Portrait (PR), Jennings/One Hand (PR), Jennings/Both Hands (GD), Joss/Pitching (GD), Keeler/Portrait (VG), Keeler/Batting (FR), Kelley (GD), Marquard/Hands At Sides (FR), Marquard/Pitching (GD), McGinnity (trimmed), McGraw/Finger In Air (FR), McGraw/Glove at Hip (PR), McGraw/Portrait/With Cap (GD), Smith/Chic. & Bos. (FR), Tinker/Batting On Shoulder (FR), Tinker/Knees (FR), Waddell/Portrait (VG), Waddell/Throwing (PR), Wallace (PR), Walsh (GD), Willis/Pittsburgh (trimmed), Willis/Batting (VG). Grades   15% VG to VG/EX, 57% FR to GD, 8% PR and 20% trimmed or color touched.  

     

    Brands: Other than Piedmont or Sweet Caporal: 
    American Beauty-350 With Frame - 1 card, Maloney;
    American Beauty-460 No Frame - 1 card, Marquard/Pitching (PR);
    Hindu-Brown - 1 card, Thorton/SL;
    Hindu-Red - 1 card, Ford;
    Old Mill - 26 cards, 15 are Southern leaguers); 
    Polar Bear - 14 cards;
    Sovereign - 7 cards);
    Sweet Caporal, 350-460 Factory 42 Overprints - 5 cards.

     



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