Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    1909-11 T206 Piedmont Sherry Magee "MAGIE" Error PSA Good 2 - The Hobby's Most Famous Typo! Setting eyes on a newly discovered collection of vintage cards is always a thrill. You always hope to find something that sets it apart. Heritage recently had the pleasure of offering a collection that yielded multiple rare red "Hindu Cigarettes" T206s including Ty Cobb. We are pleased to present a card from another fresh to the hobby find of T206s making their auction debut! This album-find sets itself apart thanks to the hundreds of cards that after resting unbothered for a century were left with rich colors, bold white borders and a famous typo.

    The severely abridged print runs can be caused by force, like Honus Wagner personally putting a stop to his own appearance in the T206 set, or a simple mistake. For one of the most famous error cards in the hobby, one can almost hear the frustrated pressman screaming, "He spells it how?" and the ear-bending screech as the massive multi-color press comes to a halt. Sherry Magee was a solid player for the Phillies who amassed over 2,000 hits and almost 1,200 RBIs during his career but the misspelling of his name has made him a "Hall of Famer" in the card collecting hobby. The error was caught and corrected early in the process leaving even the most advanced collections of T206s short of this coveted mishap. Our offered card is a solid representation with a great portrait. Surfaces are free of pencil and ink marks. Thanks to its secured storage, the borders remain a bright white, perfectly set against colors that have remained deep and saturated. The PSA assessment is based on some corner wear, a linear impression in the upper right (corner mount?), reverse staining from storage/adhesive and yes, one small spot of surface loss the the left of the "S" in "Subjects." Graded PSA Good 2. This is an attractive card for the grade level and represents a huge step toward elevating your T206 collection to a level only a small percentage of hobbyists get to experience.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2021
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 27
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 617

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold on May 6, 2021 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item
    Coming soon:

    Luxury Real Estate
    Opens about 07/23/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 09/27/2021

    Luxury Real Estate
    Opens about 08/06/2021

    Jewelry & Timepieces
    Opens about 09/24/2021

    Photography
    Opens about 09/22/2021

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 09/23/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 09/28/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 09/28/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 09/29/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 09/20/2021

    Currency
    Opens about 10/04/2021

    Western & Texas Art
    Opens about 10/01/2021

    Sports Collectibles
    Opens about 10/01/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 09/24/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/05/2021

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 10/07/2021

    World & Ancient Coins
    Opens about 10/04/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 09/30/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 10/11/2021

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 10/08/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 10/01/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/13/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 10/07/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 10/04/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/15/2021

    Entertainment
    Opens about 10/18/2021

    Jewelry & Timepieces
    Opens about 10/22/2021

    Manuscripts
    Opens about 10/18/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 10/18/2021

    Entertainment
    Opens about 10/18/2021

    Musical Instruments
    Opens about 10/12/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/19/2021

    Photography
    Opens about 10/20/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 10/22/2021

    Decorative Art
    Opens about 10/21/2021

    Comics & Comic Art
    Opens about 10/14/2021

    US Coins
    Opens about 10/11/2021

    Space
    Opens about 10/25/2021

    World & Ancient Coins
    Opens about 10/17/2021

    Currency
    Opens about 10/18/2021

    Silver
    Opens about 10/26/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/26/2021

    Jewelry & Timepieces
    Opens about 10/18/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/27/2021

    Fine Art
    Opens about 10/27/2021

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 3 days left to consign to the 2021 October 23 Sports Showcase Auction !

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage auctions is more than just an auction business. They are in the 'preserving history' business as well.
    Alicia Kramer, Daughter of Jerry Kramer, five-time NFL World Champion,
    Garden City, ID
    View More Testimonials

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search