An extraordinary, fresh to the hobby collection of tobacco cards headlined by hundreds of T206 and T205 cards will be offered in the Lelands 2020 Fall Classic Auction. Approximately 15 lots from the Generation “T” collection, the centerpiece being a T205 Ty Cobb SGC 5, will be up for sale in the Lelands 2020 Mid-Summer Pop-Up, which runs from July 19 – Aug. 2.
In total, the spectacular collection, which was passed down through the consignor’s family for three generations, features over 1,300 vintage cards including 400+ T206’s with five Ty Cobbs, nearly 400 T205’s with two Cobbs, nearly 20 T227’s with four Cobbs as well as T202’s, T201’s, E98’s, E95’s, E96’s and much more. The consignor had every single card graded by SGC in 2006 and has kept them in file cabinets ever since.
The Generation “T” collection is packed with Hall of Famers including the aforementioned Cobb, Cy Young, Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson. The collection also features three extremely rare T206 backs: two Lenox and one Broad Leaf.
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Established in 1985, Lelands is the first sports auction house and the premier appraisers and authenticators in the entire sports collectible hobby. Founder Joshua Leland Evans is a pioneer in the field and acknowledged by his peers as the most knowledgeable figure in sports memorabilia. Lelands has handled many of the largest landmark auctions, achieving world-record prices for countless iconic items including Babe Ruth’s 1927 Yankees World Series ring ($2,093, 927), his 1919 “Curse of the Bambino” signed contract ($2,303,320) and a 1920 Ruth Yankees jersey ($4.5 million). For more information, visit https://lelands.com/.