Fresh To The Market T206 Wagner sold for $826k
Philip Weiss Auctions (November 2008)
Philip Weiss Auctions in New York sold a fresh to the market SGC-40 T206 Honus Wagner for $826,000 in November 2008 auction.
The following was the auction description:
Honus Wagner. T-206. Graded. SGC Graded Honus Wagner 3. This is a Golden Opportunity to own a "Fresh to the Market"
example of the "Holy Grail" of Baseball cards. Found in the basement of an Oceanside home, this card has been in the
possession of the same family since it was printed. It is impossible to say how many more of these reside unknown
in basements or attics but now is the chance to add this to your collection. With the price of this card steadily
on the rise, do not miss this opportunity to purchase a beautiful example of this card. Please view the scans
carefully or examine in person, some believe this might even be graded on the conservative side.
Estimate: $500,000 - $900,000
Final bid (with 18% premium): $826,000