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    1909-11 T206 Ty Cobb Portrait Red Background SGC 60 EX 5. It's a favorite of many collectors of this most beloved of tobacco card issues. The "Georgia Peach" looks so young and innocent, though the blood red background that frames him suggests the fierce, sometimes violent nature that made him the greatest star of the Dead Ball Era. Judged solely on the surface and image itself, there are few specimens that could compete with this one in terms of quality. It is only the typical light corner rounding and all but imperceptible toning to the verso that brings this representation down to earth. A solid purchase for the tobacco card enthusiast.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2008
    2nd Friday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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