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1909-11 T206 White Borders Near Set of (511/524) Cards

Lot Number 31

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The offered 1909-11 T206 White Borders near set of (511/524) cards is a standard of collecting excellence that is celebrated by generations of hobbyists. Many have sought to conquer “The Monster” only to be stymied in their attempts. Our consignor meticulously pieced together this century-old assembly with an eye for presentation and includes over 97% of the checklist. The overall approximate condition breakdown for this cherished ACC designation is as follows: 20% (VG to VG-EX), 30% (GD), 30% (FR) and 20% (PR) with approximately 5-10% being trimmed. The overall composition of the all-important advertising backs: (464) Piedmont/Sweet Caporal, (24) Old Mill (all Southern Leaguers), (19) Polar Bear, (2) Sovereign and (2) Piedmont Factory 42.

Highlights include: Hall of Famers/Stars: (80 cards, 18% VG, 36% GD, 14% FR, 25% PR, 7% trimmed, all common backs, unless noted) with Baker (VG), Bender (GD, No Trees), Bender (GD, Portrait), Bender (GD, with Trees), Bresnahan (GD, Portrait), Breshanan (GD, with Bat), M. Brown (GD, Portrait), Chance (VG, Yellow Portrait), Chase (VG, Holding Trophy), Chesbro (GD), F. Clarke (VG, Portrait), F. Clarke (GD, with Bat), Cobb (PR, Bat Off Shoulder, Polar Bear), Cobb (PR, Bat On Shoulder), Cobb (PR, reverse paper loss, Green Portrait), Cobb (FR, Red Portrait), J. Collins (VG), Crawford (VG, Throwing), Crawford (VG, with Bat), G. Davis (GD), Duffy (VG), Evers (GD, with Bat, Chicago on Shirt), Evers (GD, Cubs on Shirt), Flick (GD), Griffith (GD, Batting), Griffith (VG, Portrait), Huggins (GD, Hands at Mouth), Huggins (GD, Portrait), Jennings (GD, Both Hands Showing), Jennings (GD, One Hand Showing), W. Johnson (PR, Hands at Chest, Polar Bear, surface paper loss), W. Johnson (PR, Portrait, reverse paper loss, Sovereign), Joss (GD, Pitching), Joss (GD, Portrait), Lajoie (PR, Portrait), Lajoie (GD, with Bat), Lajoie (FR, Throwing, reverse writing), Marquard (GD, Portrait), Mathewson (PR, Dark Cap, reverse paper loss, Portrait), Mathewson (PR, Portrait), Mathewson (PR, pin hole, White Cap), McGraw (GD, Glove at Hip), McGraw (GD, Portrait, no Cap), McGraw (GD, Portrait, with Cap), Speaker (FR), Tinker (VG, Bat Off Shoulder), Tinker (GD, Portrait), Waddell (VG, Portrait), Walsh (VG), Willis (GD, Throwing), Willis (VG, with Bat), C. Young (PR, paper loss, Bare Hand Shows), C. Young (PR, Glove Shows, paper loss, Polar Bear); Southern Leaguers: (45 cards, 40% GD to VG, 27% FR, 16% PR, 17% trimmed, 24 Old Mill) with LaFitte (VG), C. Smith (VG, Old Mill); Key Variations: (4 cards, all common backs, unless noted) with G. Brown (trimmed, Washington, Sovereign 350), Lundgren (FR, Chicago), F. Smith (GD, Chicago & Boston, Polar Bear); Horizontal Cards: (6 cards, all common backs) with Birmingham (FR), Mullin (GD), Murphy (GD), Pattee (PR, writing), Pelty (GD), Powell (VG); Piedmont Factory 42: (2 cards) with Conroy (VG, with Bat) and Konetchy (trimmed, Glove Near Ground). More on our website.

Note: Missing only the “Big Four” rarities (Doyle, Magie, Plank, Wagner), team variations of Dahlen, Demmitt, Elberfeld, O’Hara; Breitenstein, Durham, Ellam, Shaughnessy and C. Young (portrait) for completion.

Hall of Famers/Stars: (80 cards, 20% VG, 36% GD, 14% FR, 25% PR, 5% trimmed, all common backs, unless noted) with Baker (VG), Beckley (FR), Bender (GD, No Trees), Bender (GD, Portrait), Bender (GD, with Trees), Bresnahan (GD, Portrait), Breshanan (GD, with Bat), M. Brown (PR, reverse paper loss, Chicago on Shirt), M. Brown (PR, pin hole, Cubs on Shirt), M. Brown (GD, Portrait), Chance (trimmed, Batting), Chance (FR, Red Portrait), Chance (VG, Yellow Portrait), Chase (VG, Blue Portrait), Chase (FR, Dark Cap), Chase (VG, Holding Trophy), Chase (trimmed, Pink Portrait), Chase (GD, White Cap), Chesbro (GD), Cicotte (GD), F. Clarke (VG, Portrait), F. Clarke (GD, with Bat), Cobb (PR, Bat Off Shoulder, Polar Bear), Cobb (PR, Bat On Shoulder), Cobb (PR, reverse paper loss, Green Portrait), Cobb (FR, Red Portrait), E. Collins (trimmed), J. Collins (VG), Crawford (VG, Throwing), Crawford (VG, with Bat), G. Davis (GD), Duffy (VG), Evers (PR, Portrait), Evers (GD, with Bat, Chicago on Shirt), Evers (GD, Cubs on Shirt), Flick (GD), Gandil (VG), Griffith (GD, Batting), Griffith (VG, Portrait), Huggins (GD, Hands at Mouth), Huggins (GD, Portrait), Jennings (GD, Both Hands Showing), Jennings (GD, One Hand Showing), Jennings (FR, Portrait), W. Johnson (PR, Hands at Chest, Polar Bear, surface paper loss), W. Johnson (PR, Portrait, reverse paper loss, Sovereign), Joss (GD, Pitching), Joss (GD, Portrait), Keeler (PR, Portrait), Keeler (trimmed, with Bat), Kelley (FR), Lajoie (PR, Portrait), Lajoie (GD, with Bat), Lajoie (FR, Throwing, reverse writing), Marquard (PR, Follow-Through, reverse paper loss), Marquard (FR, Hands at Thighs), Marquard (GD, Portrait), Mathewson (PR, Dark Cap, reverse paper loss, Portrait), Mathewson (PR, Portrait), Mathewson (PR, pin hole, White Cap), McGinnity (trimmed), McGraw (FR, Finger in Air), McGraw (GD, Glove at Hip), McGraw (GD, Portrait, no Cap), McGraw (GD, Portrait, with Cap), Speaker (FR), Tinker (VG, Bat Off Shoulder), Tinker (PR, reverse paper loss, Bat On Shoulder), Tinker (PR, Hands on Knees), Tinker (GD, Portrait), Waddell (VG, Portrait), Waddell (PR, reverse paper loss, Throwing), Wallace (trimmed), Walsh (VG), Wheat (FR), Willis (FR, Portrait), Willis (GD, Throwing), Willis (VG, with Bat), C. Young (PR, paper loss, Bare Hand Shows), C. Young (PR, Glove Shows, paper loss, Polar Bear);

Southern Leaguers: (45 cards, 40% GD to VG, 27% FR, 16% PR, 17% trimmed, 24 Old Mill) with Bastian (FR), Bay (trimmed), Bernhard (PR, Old Mill), Carey (trimmed, Old Mill), Coles (FR, Old Mill), Cranston (GD), Foster (PR, Old Mill), Fritz (PR), Greminger (FR), Guiheen (FR, Old Mill), B. Hart (GD, Old Mill), J. Hart (GD), Helm (PR, Old Mill), Hickman (FR, stain), Hooker (trimmed, Old Mill), E. Howard (FR, Old Mill), A. Jordan (FR, Old Mill), Kiernan (trimmed, Old Mill), King (GD), LaFitte (VG), Lentz (GD, Old Mill), Lipe (GD, Old Mill), Mannion (PR, reverse glue residue), McCauley (GD), M. Miller (GD, Old Mill), Molesworth (GD), Mullaney (FR, reverse paper loss), Orth (FR, Old Mill), Otey (FR), Paige (GD, Old Mill), Perdue (FR, Old Mill), Persons (PR, pin hole), Reagan (PR, Old Mill), Revelle (GD, Old Mill), Rockenfeld (FR), Ryan (PR), Seitz (trimmed, Old Mill), C. Smith (VG, Old Mill), S. Smith (FR), Stark (GD), Thebo (GD, Old Mill), Thornton (GD, Old Mill), Violat (trimmed, Old Mill), Westlake (PR, paper loss), F. White (GD, Old Mill);

Key Variations: (4 cards, all common backs, unless noted) with G. Brown (trimmed, Washington, Sovereign 350), Kleinow (PR, reverse paper loss, Boston), Lundgren (FR, Chicago), F. Smith (GD, Chicago & Boston, Polar Bear);

Horizontal Cards: (6 cards, all common backs) with Birmingham (FR), Mullin (GD), Murphy (GD), Pattee (PR, writing), Pelty (GD), Powell (VG);

Polar Bear Commons: (13 cards) with Batch (EX), Bradley (GD, with Bat), F. Delehanty (VG-EX), Fiene (GD, Portrait), I. Hoffman (GD), Hummel (FR), Lake (VG, No Ball in Hand), Sheckard (GD, Glove Showing), Stahl (FR, Glove Shows, reverse writing), Steinfeldt (GD, with Bat), Titus (GD), D. White (GD, Pitching, Chicago), Wiltse (GD, Pitching);

Piedmont Factory 42: (2 cards) with Conroy (VG, with Bat), Konetchy (trimmed, Glove Near Ground)

 
 
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