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Lot # 1504 (of 1525)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1950s Non-Sport TV, Music, & Radio Card Collection (1,468)

Starting Bid - $800.00, Sold For - $4,930.00

Collection of 1,468 non-sport gum cards. All are related to entertainment (radio, television, movies, music) from the early 1950s through 1960. Included are significant groups from six different issues. 1) 1952 Bowman "Television & Radio Stars of NBC": Near-complete set of 27 out of 36 cards (missing #3, 5, 6, 12, 13, 16, 21, 30, 32), plus an additional 23 assorted cards with 13 different. 2) 1953 Bowman "Television & Radio Stars of the National Broadcasting Company": Incredible hoard of 698 high-grade cards includes one complete set of 96 (Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt) plus an additional 602 assorted cards (89 different). 3) 1953 Topps "Who-Z-At Star": 284 cards includes a near complete set of 76 out of 80 cards (missing #22, 39, 52, 54) plus an additional 214 assorted cards (70 different). 4) 1957 Topps "Hit Stars": 313 cards includes a complete set of 88 (Ex overall) plus an additional 225 assorted cards (64 different). Also included are 40 wrappers (Ex). 5) 1960 Fleer "Spins and Needles": 69 assorted cards (31 different). 6) Circa 1953 Nelson's Ice Cream "Dixie Lids Movie Stars": Two complete sets of 24, all 48 lids are in Nr/Mt condition. The cards in this collection range in grade from Vg to Nr/Mt condition, averaging Vg-Ex/Ex overall. This is an amazing accumulation of 1950s non-sport cards featuring the most popular entertainers of the 1950s. From the Macaluso Collection. Total 1,468 cards and 40 wrappers. Reserve $800. Estimate $1,500/$2,500. SOLD FOR $4,930.00


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