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1963 Bazooka All-Time Greats Original Artwork (18)
Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $805.00
Eighteen original production artworks to 1963 Bazooka All-Time Great series. These are actual mechanical artworks used by Topps in the production of this popular Bazooka series. All 18 production artworks have been glued down onto the single original heavy stock production board, and can easily be separated if desired. The following players are included: Ruth, Gehrig, McGraw, Chesbro, Mathewson, Hornsby, Ott, M. Brown, Wagner, W. Johnson, Keeler, B. Johnson, Young, Maranville, Bender, Walsh, Lajoie, and Alexander. Each production artwork features the original black-and-white photographic headshot of the player which appears in the set, with portraits silhouetted in white, and an identifying name-strip underneath. These artworks represent the original portrait mechanical art used to produce the set. The Bazooka All-Time Greats set was issued as inserts in boxes of Bazooka bubble gum. The final issued cards feature black-and-white portrait photos of Hall of Famers, superimposed on a gold background, within a white border. Interesting group with substantial potential break value. The entire production board measures 12 x 8-3/8 inches. Each individual artwork measures 1-9/16 x 2-1/2 inches. In Excellent condition. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $805.00
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