1911 T205 Gold Border
Christy Mathewson

This card of Giants Hall-of-Fame great Christy Mathewson is one of the key issues within the legendary T205 Gold Border set. The set was produced in 1911 and includes over 200 different players and variations. For years, collectors have been attracted to the T205 issue because of the challenge in finding nicely preserved examples, as well as the card's stunning artwork and beautiful gold-leaf borders.

Christy Mathewson was one of the greatest pitchers in the history of baseball. Over a 17-year career, he compiled a total of 373 victories - tied for third highest all-time. He amassed a record of thirteen 20+ win seasons, including four in which he won 30+ games. He had an absolutely incredible performance in the 1905 World Series, pitching three shutouts in the span of six days. In 1936, Mathewson was one of the first five players enshrined in the Hall-of-Fame.

The offered card is a high-grade PSA NM-MT 8 example. It is highlighted by outstanding near perfect centering, bold gold-leaf borders, excellent overall surface quality, and a deep richly colored image of Mathewson.

Sold in 2015