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Set Break! This lot is part of a 1909-11 T206 White Border SGC-Graded Near Set (517/524) offered in Lots 31–61—click here to read more.
Graded 60 EX 5 by SGC. Among nearly 250 copies recorded in SGC's census reporting, just thirteen examples have achieved a higher tier. The great Tris Speaker was just coming into his own when this card was produced. Since he was a relative unknown at the time, with barely one full season under his belt, this is Speaker's sole representation in the T206 set even though most of his future Cooperstown colleagues appeared in two, three or even four poses. (Had the series been issued a couple of years later, there undoubtedly would have been portrait and fielding poses conceived, as well.) Here is an unusually high-demand T206 Hall of Famer subject, presented on a praiseworthy collectible. "Sweet Caporal - 350 Subjects
" back. Excellent condition.
1909-11 T206 White Border Tris Speaker - SGC 60 EX 5
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