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1966 Topps "Superman in the Jungle" Uncut 5¢ Display Box & Puzzle Pieces Proof Sheet
Starting Bid - $400.00, Sold For - $2,610.00
The 1966 Topps "Superman in the Jungle" test issue, comprised of sixty-six cards and fifteen puzzle cards, is one of the rarest nonsport sets from the 1960s. Presented are two treasures relating to this popular set, each purchased by our consignor directly from the Topps Vault. 1) "Superman in the Jungle" Uncut 5¢ Display Box Proof. This is an extraordinary display piece. Dimensions: 17 x 24 inches. Framed to slightly larger dimensions. 2) "Superman in the Jungle" puzzle pieces uncut proof sheet. This sheet features the complete set of all fifteen "Superman in the Jungle" puzzle pieces. Dimensions: 14 x 18 inches. Framed to slightly larger dimensions. Of special note is the fact that while the cards to this set were designed and drawn in pencil by Al Plastino, the full-color puzzle pieces, as well as the display box, were painted by the legendary Norman Saunders. Both sheets have a small margin crease (of no consequence and mentioned strictly for the sake of accuracy) and are otherwise in Near Mint to Mint condition. Total 2 sheets. Reserve $400. Estimate $800/$1,200. SOLD FOR $2,610.00
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