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1936 to 1952 "Shoebox" Baseball Card Collection (427)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $4,350.00

Fascinating "shoebox" collection of 427 cards, spanning the years 1936 to 1952, with representation of nine different quality issues, including a near set of 1950 Bowman plus many additional highlights: 1) 1936 R322 Goudey (3 cards): Crosetti (Vg) and two Bordagaray (Gd and Fr); 2) 1939 Play Ball (10 cards): #4, 10, 31, 49, 62, 82 Klein (Vg), 87, 89 L. Waner (Vg), 90, 94 Manush (Vg); 3) 1940 Play Ball (21 cards): 13, 29, 51, 58 (2), 62, 71, 96, 100, 112, 115, 116, 142 Kelly (Vg), 179 Sisler (Gd-Vg), 216 (PSA VG 3), 223 Jennings (Vg), 224 Traynor (Gd-Vg), 227 Haines (two - Gd and Pr-Fr), 231 Luque (Vg-Ex), 232 Goslin (Vg-Ex); 4) 1941 Play Ball (115 cards): #2 (3), 5 (3), 6 Hubbell (Gd), 8 Ott (Vg), 13 Foxx (three - Vg, Gd-Vg, Gd), 14 Williams (Gd), 19 Gehringer (Pr-Fr), 20 Ruffing (Fr-Gd), 21 (2), 25 (2), 26, 28 (3), 29 (2), 30 (2), 32 (2), 33, 35 (2), 36 (3), 37, 38 (4), 39 (2), 40 (6), 41 (3), 42 (2), 43, 44, 46 (3), 47 (2), 48 (3), 49 (2), 50 (4), 51 (2), 52 (3), 53 (2), 54 Reese (Pr-Fr), 55 (2), 56 (2), 57, 58, 59 (two - one is graded PSA VG 3), 60 Klein (two - both Fr), 61 V. DiMaggio (Gd), 62 (2), 63 D. DiMaggio (three - Vg, Gd, Fr-Gd), 64 Doerr (two - Gd and Fr), 67, 68 (4), 69 (six - one is graded PSA VG 3), 70 Dickey (six - Vg, 2 Gd-Vg, Gd, 2 Fr-Gd), 71 J. DiMaggio (two - both Gd), 72 Gomez (two - Vg and Fr); 5) 1948 Bowman (6 cards): #11, 12 Sain (Gd-Vg), 15, 30 Lockman (Gd-Vg), 31, 47 Thomson (Gd); 6) 1950 Bowman Near-Complete Set (211 of 252 cards in set, plus 48 duplicates, for a total of 259 cards): 85% range from Good to Vg-Ex (averaging Vg), 15% in lesser grades. Missing the following forty-one cards for completion: #1, 3, 4, 5, 10, 12, 14, 17, 18, 23, 28, 32, 36, 38, 43, 44, 48, 58, 59, 61, 76, 95, 96, 106, 137, 145, 160, 178, 179, 198, 214, 218, 219, 222, 223, 224, 225, 227, 233, 235, 236. Keys: #6 Feller (Gd-Vg), 8 Kell (Gd), 11 Rizzuto (Pr), 19 Spahn (Gd), 21 Reese (Gd), 22 Robinson (Pr), 33 Kiner (Vg), 35 Slaughter (Fr-Gd), 37 Appling (Vg-Ex), 39 Doby (Gd-Vg), 40 Lemon (Vg-Ex), 46 Berra (Fr-Gd), 62 Klu (Vg), 71 Schoendienst (two - Gd and Fr), 75 Campy (Vg), 77 Snider (two - Vg and Gd-Vg), 84 Ashburn (miscut, otherwise Vg), 98 Williams (Vg), 112 Hodges (Fr), 139 Mize (autographed, otherwise Vg), 148 Wynn (three - 2 Gd and one Fr), 217 Stengel (Gd-Vg), 220 Durocher (Vg); 7) 1951 Bowman (5 cards): #33, 47, 48, 69, 75; 8) 1952 Bowman (2 cards): #18 and 24; 9) 1952 Topps (6 cards): #26 Irvin (Gd-Vg), 88 Feller (Vg-Ex), 89, 90, 124, 125. The balance of the cards in this collection average Gd-Vg overall (but include a few slightly lesser and a few slightly better). This is a very attractive medium-grade original-owner collection of 427 assorted cards including many stars, Hall of Famers, and key cards. Total 427 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $4,350.00


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