T206 Auction Best Way to Build Your Collection

Prior to the invention of eBay, finding a T206 auction meant going to places like Teletrade, where it was anyone's guess whether the card actually matched the description.  Prior to that, your only option was going to a larger card show, where you might run into a few dealers who had them.

T206 Clark Griffith
T206 Clark Griffith

Life is much better these days for T206 baseball collectors.

Yes, prices are higher, but that was really inevitable as more people latched on to this classic set and baseball cards of rare vintage really started to prove their worth as investments.

Your opportunities for building a really nice collection are much greater.  Major card shows are still here.  Catalog auctions have exploded in the last fifteen years and eBay is now a household name.

Auctions for T206 cards on eBay can be found 365 days per year, 24 hours per day.  Some are 'Buy it Now' straight sales while others bring the fun of an auction to the table.  It can be argued that prices for T206 cards are as fair as they'll ever be since the going rates are really determined by bidder interest.  Price guides are outdated as soon as they're printed.  eBay, however, is a dynamic marketplace, where a quick search of completed items can offer a true answer for what the cards are worth.

Dealers are putting their entire inventories on eBay now.  Sometimes prices seem high, but if there's a "submit best offer" option, why not take a shot?  Maybe the seller is motivated.  All he can do is say no.  I wouldn't insult the seller with a ridiculously lowball bid, but be somewhere in the ballpark and he'll at least consider it.

A T206 auction  can help you build a nice collection quickly and if you're buying graded cards, there's also a nice, safe feeling that what you're buying is the real deal.

1909-11 T206 Nick Maddox Piedmont 350 Pittsburg PSA 4 VG-EX
1909-11 T206 Nick Maddox Piedmont 350 Pittsburg PSA 4 VG-EX $75.00 (1 Bid)
Time Remaining: 1h 25m
1909-11 T206 George Perring Piedmont 350 Cleveland PSA 4 VG-EX
1909-11 T206 George Perring Piedmont 350 Cleveland PSA 4 VG-EX $68.00
Time Remaining: 1h 32m
1909-11 T206 Mike Mitchell CINCINNATI Sweet Caporal 350/30 PSA 4 VG-EX
1909-11 T206 Mike Mitchell CINCINNATI Sweet Caporal 350/30 PSA 4 VG-EX $75.00
Time Remaining: 1h 34m
Rare 1909-11 T206 Francis Pfeffer Piedmont 350-460 Chicago Nat'l PSA 4 VG-EX
Rare 1909-11 T206 Francis Pfeffer Piedmont 350-460 Chicago Nat'l PSA 4 VG-EX $95.00
Time Remaining: 1h 36m
T206 WHITE BORDER JACK BARRY PHILADELPHIA PSA 4
T206  WHITE  BORDER  JACK  BARRY  PHILADELPHIA   PSA   4 $64.85
Time Remaining: 1h 40m
Buy It Now for only: $64.85
1909 T206 Fred Burchell PSA VG-EX 4
 1909 T206 Fred Burchell PSA VG-EX 4 $75.00
Time Remaining: 2h 50m
Buy It Now for only: $75.00
1909 T206 Frank Arellanes PSA VG-EX 4
 1909 T206 Frank Arellanes PSA VG-EX 4 $85.00
Time Remaining: 3h 22m
Buy It Now for only: $85.00
1909 t206 BILLY MALONER Rochester PSA 4 VG-EX Piedmont
1909 t206 BILLY MALONER Rochester PSA 4 VG-EX Piedmont $87.20
Time Remaining: 3h 52m
Buy It Now for only: $87.20
1909 T206 Pat Moran PSA VG-EX 4
 1909 T206 Pat Moran PSA VG-EX 4 $75.00
Time Remaining: 4h
Buy It Now for only: $75.00
T206 WHITE BORDER LENA BLACKBURNE PSA 4
T206  WHITE  BORDER  LENA  BLACKBURNE    PSA  4 $69.85
Time Remaining: 4h 21m
Buy It Now for only: $69.85
1909-11 T206 PIEDMONT 350 WILD BILL DONOVAN THROWING PSA 4
1909-11 T206 PIEDMONT 350 WILD BILL DONOVAN THROWING PSA 4 $79.20
Time Remaining: 4h 43m
Buy It Now for only: $79.20
T206 WHITE BORDER BOB UNGLAUB PSA 4
T206  WHITE  BORDER  BOB  UNGLAUB       PSA  4 $69.85
Time Remaining: 4h 59m
Buy It Now for only: $69.85

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