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1952 Topps #5 Larry Jansen Color-Process Proof Cards (6)

  • Sold For: $830
  • Year: 1952
  • Auction: 2012 spring
  • Lot #: 537
  • Auction Category: Postwar Baseball Cards (1948-present)

Matching set of six 1952 Topps color-process proofs for card #5 Larry Jansen. Each of these six cards is unique. These are the very first 1952 Topps #5 Larry Jansen cards ever printed. Each of these color-process proof cards represents a step toward the printing of the first final process sheet with all colors. These first-ever printed 1952 Topps proof examples of the #5 Larry Jansen card include the following color processes (missing only the final process, which could easily be represented by an issued card): 1) Red, yellow, and blue printing. 2) Yellow and red printing. 3) Yellow printing. 4) Red printing. 5) Blue printing. 6) Black printing. Each color-process proof card is in MINT condition and is encapsulated as "Authentic" by SGC. Total: 6 proof cards. Reserve $300. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $830

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