Tag Archives: 1909-11 T206

Texas find of tobacco and caramel cards highlights Beckett’s Graded Treasures auction

A collection of rare tobacco and caramel cards discovered in Texas has been broken into singles, has been graded and is now on sale in Beckett Auctions’ March 2015 Graded Treasures Auction, which began Thursday and runs through March 22.

Honus Wagner T206 sells for $2.1 million (updated)

Amount is the second-highest ever paid for a Wagner.

ESPN short examines the $2.8 million Honus Wagner — and its legal baggage

An ESPN 30 For 30 segment, “Holy Grail: The T206 Honus Wagner” explores the tale of the world’s most valuable — and controversial — baseball card.

Honus Wagner PSA 5 to hit block via Goldin Auctions

Forget the Hall of Fame vote, a Hall of Fame caliber baseball card is hitting the auction block.

Rare Wagner and Plank T206 hit auction block on Tuesday

  By Susan Lulgjuraj | Contributing Editor Another famous Honus Wagner cards is hitting the auction block on Tuesday. The card – along with several others from the T-206 set – is being sold by a Houston businessman, who didn’t want to be identified, the St. Louis Dispatch reports. A St. Louis collectibles dealer is […]

When a piece of cardboard satisfies …

Recently, though, I added a card that had quietly screamed for my attention in recent years, a card that, to me, defines perfection for its time — though my copy is nowhere near perfect at all