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Sunday, April 07, 2013

T206 Honus Wagner baseball card sets $2.1M auction mark - ESPN

Wow!

The most coveted baseball card of all-time proved its worth once again early Saturday morning, as the 1909-11 T206 Honus Wagner card sold for $2.1 million in an online auction.

Jim Furtado Posted: April 07, 2013 at 08:00 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. RMc's desperate, often sordid world Posted: April 07, 2013 at 12:56 PM (#4406672)
Just imagine how much the bicycle must cost, if they're gonna use this card to attach to the spokes!
   2. McCoy Posted: April 07, 2013 at 01:18 PM (#4406689)
Just imagine how much it would sell for if it wasn't a fake.
   3. Monty Predicts a Padres-Mariners WS in 2016 Posted: April 07, 2013 at 01:26 PM (#4406701)
If it weren't a fake, it wouldn't have gotten as much attention,, so it wouldn't be as famous.

Anyway, the impression I got from the 30 For 30 short wasn't that it was a fake; just that the edges had probably been trimmed.
   4. Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14! Posted: April 07, 2013 at 01:35 PM (#4406707)
just that the edges had probably been trimmed.

Yep. Personally, I think the Wagner is the most overrated baseball card in existence. It's all hype.
   5. Leroy Kincaid Posted: April 07, 2013 at 01:42 PM (#4406722)
If I had a couple of million burning a hole in my pocket and wanted to spend it on baseball cards I don't think I'd get just one card. Would rather spend it on a lot of cards that might contain a highly valuable card. More fun that way.
   6. McCoy Posted: April 07, 2013 at 02:28 PM (#4406771)
This Wagner card isn't the "Gretzky" card that many believe was trimmed. The one that sold for 2.1 million is a slightly bigger card than all other Wagner cards that have been found.

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