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1938 R323 Goudey "Heads-Up" #274 Joe DiMaggio - PSA NM-MT 8
Starting Bid - $2,000, Sold For - $11,163
Graded NM-MT 8 by PSA. Only two examples have ever been graded higher by PSA. Very attractive high-grade example of #274 Joe DiMaggio, one of the key cards from the 1938 Goudey "Heads-Up" series. DiMaggio is not just the most valuable card in the set, it also one of the most well known and popular of all Joe DiMaggio cards, and of all 1930s bubble-gum cards. This example is bright and clean, both front and back, with bold colors, perfect registration, and four sharp corners of which three show just a hint of wear under magnification. The reverse is centered very slightly to the top and there is a hint of even natural toning from age (which many collectors consider a positive attribute). This is a very attractive and extremely high grade example of one of the key cards from the 1938 Goudey set and one of the most popular cards of the era. The SMR value for the assigned grade is $10,000. Reserve $2,000. Estimate $4,000/$8,000+. SOLD FOR $11,163
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