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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 8/5/2021
One of the most mesmerizing and striking issues of the entire T206 series is the exalted yellow-backed "Portrait" variation of Walter "The Big Train" Johnson, offered here in exceptionally desirable EX 5 condition as reported by SGC. Fairly accurate centering is an obvious highlight, but even more impressive is the image itself, near-perfectly registered with no bleeding outside the periphery borders and very admirable contrast throughout the interior portrait. Every subtle nuance of Johnson's face and the jersey is delivered with a vivaciousness that rarely holds up over the cards 100+ years of existence. From a meticulously hand-selected and long-cherished collection just now coming to market, offered is an extremely commanding and affordable example of one of the hobby's most distinguished tobacco cards.
1909-1911 T206 Piedmont 150/25 Walter Johnson Portrait SGC 5 EX
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Minimum Bid: $1,200.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $5,480.40
Number Bids: 8
Auction closed on Friday, August 6, 2021.
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