MastroNet August 2005
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Graded EX-MT 6 by PSA. For the reader's consideration. we advance this particular T205 Cobb card as one of the industry's elite. To date, that august grading institution, PSA, has recorded ten of the specie exceeding this worthy EX/MT card. However, the hobbyist who appreciates remote obscurities should be drawn to this one. It bears the substantially scarcer "American Beauty" ad reverse - and, in that context, we're on pretty safe ground to assert that it is a profound scarcity (and possible unique) for its otherwise admirable condition. There's little argument that it's been properly graded (though we still marvel at such thorough gold borders). It seems that the determination of its grade is solely a function of minor wear appearing at the bottom corners. Otherwise, it is ideal in all other meaningful considerations. The front surface is brilliant and uniformly clean, while the reverse departs very slightly from perfect in that respect. The centeredness is exact and, most impressively, the register is unexcelled in the issue. This is a fine EX/MT card and an aesthetic masterpiece.
1910 T205 Gold Border Ty Cobb
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