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1959 Fleer Ted Williams Complete Set (80) Plus Extra #68 "Ted Signs" Card

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

Complete 80-card set of this landmark Fleer issue, devoted to the career and life of "The Splendid Splinter.” The set includes two high-grade examples of rare card #68 "Ted Signs" (PSA NM-MT 8 and EX-MT 6), which features Ted with Red Sox General Manager Bucky Harris (himself a Hall of Famer). This card was withdrawn from production due to legal issues relating to Fleer's unauthorized use of Harris' image. Condition composite: 75% grade Near Mint or better, 25% Ex-Mt or better. Keys: #1 Early Years (Ex-Mt), 2 Williams/Ruth (Ex-Mt), 11 Williams/Foxx (Nr/Mt), 17 Ted Hit .400 (Ex/Ex-Mt), 39 Williams/Cronin/E. Collins (Ex-Mt), 63 All-Star Record (Nr/Mt), 67 Williams/Snead (Ex-Mt), two 68 Ted Signs (PSA NM-MT 8 and EX-MT 6), 70 Williams/Thorpe (Ex-Mt), 75 Williams/Ruth/Collins (Nr/Mt), and 80 Ted's Goals (Nr/Mt). Very sharp looking set. Total 81 cards (complete set of 80 plus an additional #68 "Ted Signs" card). The PSA NM-MT 8 #68 "Ted Signs" card all alone lists in the SMR for $900. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $2,937.50

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