T209 Contentnea Series 2 Baseball Cards

T209 Contentnea Series 2 Baseball Cards



Product Details

VN:RO [1.9.17_1161]
User Rating:

Sometimes referred as Series 2 in order to differentiate it from another set of Contentnea cards that was issued in 1910, the two sets are quite different. Where the first series was a color issue of 16 cards, the other (called photo series) is made up of black-and-white photos. Both series feature players from three minor leagues: the Virginia League, Carolina Association and Eastern Carolina League.

Cards in this series are slightly larger than the ones in the first series, measuring 1 5/8 inches by 2 ¾ inches. It is generally believed that this series was released later in 1910 than the first series, after it was determined to be far too expensive to continue with lithographs. However, many of the players from the first series would have cards in the photo series, so it's doubtful it was meant to be an extension of that set.
Card fronts feature a black-and-white photo (some with head-and shoulders shots, others with full-length poses) surrounded by a white border. A white box within the picture contains the player's name and team city. Backs feature a basic advertisement for Contentnea cigarettes and mention the three leagues by name.

There has been some dispute about the actual number of cards in the set. Some guides say 221 and others 224. There are a couple of cards on the checklist that have not yet been determined to exist, so they've been in something of a hold status. Among these is Crockett, whose card in Series 1 is one of the easier cards to find. In any case, the set is tough to put together and examples are sometimes much more expensive than the price guides indicate due to competition among those trying to piece together a set.

Top eBay Listings




1910 T209-2 Contentnea Photo Series - Bigbie - Raleigh - SGC 10
$199.99

1910 T209-2 Contentnea Photo Series - Jobson - Raleigh - P-F
$169.99

1910 T209-2 Contentnea Photo Series - Bourquin - Wilmington - P-F
$124.99

1910 T209-2 Contentnea Photo Series - Phoenix - Raleigh - P-F
$149.99

1910 T209 Contentnea Series 1 Hearne PSA 2 (7156)
$280.00

1910 T209 Contentnea Series 1 Lavola PSA 2 (7158)
$230.00




Set Checklist

T209 Contentnea Series 2 Baseball Card Checklist

Coming Soon

This Set Checklist is Not Yet Available But Will be Uploaded Soon.
Hot Auctions

Top 25 Singles

Here are the real time rankings of the 25 Most Popular Singles currently being sold on eBay:

Error: No match found.


 |  E-Mail Author
Chris is an avid vintage sports card collector who is The Cardboard Connection's resident expert of all things vintage.

Review This Product

Rate this product from 1 to 5 stars using the following rating scale:

1 Star - Avoid this product like the plague
2 Stars - Below Average Product
3 Stars - Average Product
4 Stars - Excellent Product
5 Stars - Incredible Product

Please explain your rating below.