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1948 Leaf Gum Card Collection (43)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $2,937.50

1948 Leaf Gum collection of 43 different cards (of the 49 in the standard 1948 Leaf set) including ten Hall of Famers. Condition ranges from Vg to Vg-Ex overall, with a few cards Ex, and two cards in slightly lesser grades. This is an original-owner collection that has not seen the light of day in over fifty years. Keys: #1 DiMaggio (Vg), 3 Ruth (95/5 T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex/Ex), 11 Rizzuto (Vg-Ex), 32 Spahn (90/10 T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex), 38 Kluszewski RC (70/30 L/R, otherwise Ex), 46 Mize (Vg-Ex), 70 Wagner (30/70 L/R, otherwise Ex), 76 Williams (Gd-Vg), 83 Doerr (miscut along the bottom, otherwise Vg-Ex/Ex), 91 Kiner RC (Vg-Ex), and 106 Boudreau (90/10 T/B, otherwise Vg-Ex). Common cards: #10, 14, 17, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31, 39, 42, 47, 50, 53, 56, 57, 61, 72, 73, 77, 82, 84, 86, 95, 97, 102, 111, 117, 125, 136, 139, 159. This is an impressive looking medium-grade near set with several significant highlights including particularly attractive examples of key cards Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio. Total 43 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $2,937.50


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