The 1910 T206 Sovereign 350 Fred Abbott with the T206 Off Back Double Name Error is a fascinating piece of baseball card history. Part of the legendary T206 series, often referred to as “The Monster” among collectors due to its size and complexity, this card features Fred Abbott, a catcher who played in the major leagues in the early 1900s. The T206 series, produced from 1909 to 1911, is one of the most famous and sought-after sets in the sports card collecting world, renowned for its artistic portraits and the inclusion of many Hall of Famers.
What makes this Fred Abbott card particularly unique is the ‘Double Name Error’ on the back, a rare printing anomaly that adds to its collectability. The card is also distinguished by its Sovereign 350 brand back, one of the numerous tobacco brands that sponsored the T206 set. This particular card has been graded SGC 2.5, indicating its fair but vintage condition. Collectors prize error cards like this for their rarity and historical significance, and this card, showcasing an early 20th-century player, is no exception.