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1909 Honus Wagner baseball card sells for $2.1M

Monday, April 08, 2013
1909 Honus Wagner baseball card

In this combo of undated photos provided by Goldin Auctions, the front and rear of a 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card is shown. The T206 card, originally released by the American Tobacco Co., sold for $2,105,770.50 in an online sale, Goldin Auctions said Saturday, April 6, 2013. While the company said the price was a record for a baseball card sold at auction, a similar Wagner card in mint condition was purchased for $2.8 million in a private sale in 2007. (AP Photo / Goldin Auctions)

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A 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold for more than $2.1 million at auction.

The T206 card, originally released by the American Tobacco Co., went for $2,105,770.50 in an online sale, Goldin Auctions said Saturday.

While the company said the price was a record for a baseball card sold at auction, a similar Wagner card in mint condition was purchased for $2.8 million in a private sale in 2007.

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