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Presented is a 521-card near set (missing Doyle/N.Y. Nat'l, Plank and Wagner) of the most highly respected and widely collected 20th Century tobacco insert card release. The three-year T206 White Border production is without a doubt the building block of most, if not all, vintage card collections. The majority sport a "Piedmont" or "Sweet Caporal"-advertising reverse. Unless noted, the key cards have either a "Piedmont" or "Sweet Caporal"-advertising reverse. It should be noted that the "Magie" error has a large amount of paper stuck to the reverse and surface loss and would result in an "Authentic" assessment today. It's case also has a slight crack to it. In total, 38 cards have been graded by GAI or SGC. In total, 38 cards have been graded or assessed by GAI or SGC. Includes: Graded Cards - Graded SGC 80 EX/NM 6: 3 cards w/Camnitz/Hands Above Head, Konetchy/Glove Near Ground and Schlafly; SGC 70 EX+ 5.5: 7 cards w/Byrne, Casey, Ferguson, Kroh, McIntyre/Brooklyn, Murphy/Batting and Wagner/Bat on Right Shoulder; SGC 60 EX 5: 15 cards w/Dunn, Gray, Kisinger, Krause/Portrait, Leach/Bending Over, Mitchell, Murray/Portrait, Nattress, Nichols/Batting, O'Leary/Portrait, Pfeister/Throwing, Rudolph, Shaw, White/Pitching and Wright; SGC 55 VG/EX+ 4.5: 1 card, Pickering; SGC 50 VG/EX 4: 2 cards w/Baker and Dessau; SGC 45 VG+ 3.5: 1 card, Chesbro; SGC 35 GD+ 2.5: 2 cards w/ Johnson/Portrait and Mathewson/Dark Cap ("Polar Bear"); SGC 20 FR 1.5: 2 cards w/ Cobb/Green Portrait and O'Hara/St. Louis ("Polar Bear"); SGC 10 PR 1: 3 cards w/ Cobb/Bat off Shoulder ("Polar Bear"), Cobb/Red Portrait ("Polar Bear") and Demmitt/St. Louis ("Polar Bear"); GAI PR 1: 1 card, Magee/"Magie"; SGC Authentic: 1 card, Cobb/Bat on Shoulder. Ungraded Cards - Highlights include: Beckley (PR), Bender/No Trees (PR, pen - "Tolstoi"), Bender/Trees (VG), Bender/Portrait (VG/EX), Bresnahan/Portrait (PR), Bresnahan/Batting (PR), G. Brown/Washington (VG), Brown/Chicago (FR), Brown/Cubs (PR), Brown/Portrait (VG), Chance/Batting (GD), Chance/Red Portrait (VG), Chance/Yellow Portrait ("Polar Bear" - PR, clipped corner), Chase/Pink Portrait (PR, pen), Cicotte (VG/EX), Clarke/Bat (FR, pen), Clarke/Portrait (VG), E. Collins/Philadelphia (VG/EX), J. Collins/Minneapolis ("Polar Bear" - VG), Crawford/Throwing (GD), Crawford/With Bat (GD/VG), Dahlen/Brooklyn (GD/VG), Davis (trimmed), Duffy (GD/VG), Elberfield/Washington/Portrait (FR), Evers/Portrait (VG), Evers/Chicago Shirt (FR, stamp), Evers/Cubs Shirt (PR), Flick (VG), Griffith/Batting ("Polar Bear" - GD), Griffith/Portrait (GD), Huggins/At Mouth (PR), Huggins/Portrait (PR, tape), Jennings/One Hand ("Polar Bear" - PR), Jennings/Two Hands (PR), Jennings/Portrait (PR), Johnson/At Chest ("Polar Bear" - PR), Joss/Hands at Chest ("Tolstoi" - PR, pencil), Joss/Portrait (PR, pen), Keeler/Portrait (GD), Keeler/With Bat (PR), Kelley ("Polar Bear" - GD/VG), Kleinow/Boston ("Old Mill" - PR), Lajoie/Portrait (PR), Lajoie/Throwing ("Sovereign" - FR), Lajoie/With Bat (VG), Marquard/At Side (VG), Marquard/Pitching ("Tolstoi" - PR, pencil), Marquard/Portrait ("Sovereign" - PR), Mathewson/Portrait (PR, holes), Mathewson/White Cap (FR, stamp), McGinnity ("Polar Bear" - VG), McGraw/Finger in Air (PR), McGraw/Glove at Hip (FR), McGraw/Portrait/No Cap (PR), McGraw/Portrait/Cap (PR, pencil), Smith/Chicago/Boston ("Polar Bear" - PR), Speaker (PR), Tinker/Bat Off Shoulder (PR), Tinker/Bat On Shoulder ("Soveriegn" - PR, clipped corner), Tinker/Hands On Knees (PR), Tinker/Portrait (PR), Waddell/Portrait (GD), Waddell/Throwing (FR, pencil), Wallace (PR), Walsh (PR, pen), Wheat (VG), Willis/Portrait (PR), Willis/Batting (PR), Willis/Throwing (GD/VG), Young/With Glove ("Polar Bear" - PR), Young/Bare hand (PR, holes) and Young/Portrait (PR). Grades 5% EX to EX/MT (mostly EX), 24% VG to VG/EX+, 27% GD to GD/VG, 44% lesser (including a few trimmed).

1909-11 T206 White Border Near Set (521/524) Including Magie Error1909-11 T206 White Border Near Set (521/524) Including Magie Error1909-11 T206 White Border Near Set (521/524) Including Magie Error1909-11 T206 White Border Near Set (521/524) Including Magie Error
1909-11 T206 White Border Near Set (521/524) Including "Magie" Error
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Minimum Bid: $7,500
Price Realized (Includes Buyers Premium): $27,485
Number of Bids: 20
Auction closed on: 3/1/2013