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Honus Wagner card goes for more than $2m at auction

A 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold for more than $2.1 million at auction in West Berlin, N.J. The T206 card, originally released by the American Tobacco Co., went for $2,105,770.50 in an online sale, Goldin Auctions said Saturday.

World's most desired baseball card originally released in 1909

Bill Goodwin holds a 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card back in March of last year that sold for $1.2 million. A similar card went for $2.1 this week. (Jeff Roberson/Associated Press file)

A 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card has been sold for more than $2.1 million at auction in West Berlin, N.J.

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.