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1939-1941 Play Ball Collection Including DiMaggio and Williams (194)

Starting Bid - $800.00, Sold For - $2,610.00

Collection of 194 assorted Play Ball cards (124 different and 70 duplicates) spanning all three years of issue, from 1939 to 1941, highlighted by 1940 Play Ball #1 Joe DiMaggio (Vg) and 1941 Play Ball #14 Ted Williams (GAI VG 3). Condition ranges in grade from Very Good (with a few slightly lesser) to Excellent condition, averaging Vg-Ex overall. The collection includes a selection of additional Hall of Famers and higher demand cards such as 1940 Play Ball high numbers. 1) 1939 Play Ball (131 cards): #3 Ruffing, 4 (3), 7 Doerr (3), 11 (5), 12 (2), 13, 15, 16, 18, 19 (4), 20 (2), 23 (2), 24, 27 (2), 33 (2), 36, 37, 39 Ferrell (2), 43, 46, 49 (2), 50 Gehringer (2), 51 Ott (3), 52 Henrich (4), 53 Hubbell (2), 55 Vaughan (3), 56 Greenberg, 57 (9), 58, 60 (5), 61, 64, 65, 66 (2), 68 (2), 69 (4), 70, 71 (4), 72 (3), 73 (2), 76 (2), 77, 78, 80, 81, 85 (2), 90, 97 (3), 98 (4), 101 (4), 102 (3), 103 Berg, 105 (3), 106 (5), 110 (2), 111, 113, 114 (3), 115 (2), 133, 143 Averill (2), 153. 2) 1940 Play Ball (23 cards): #1 Joe DiMaggio, 15, 18, 19, 41 Gehringer, 53, 69, 76, 84, 89, 118 Hoyt, 119 Alexander, 125, 132 Mack, 165, 203, 205, 208, 210, 213, 216, 229, 236 Bottomley. 3) 1941 Play Ball (40 cards): #1 Miller (Vg), 2, 4, 6 Hubbell (GAI VG-EX+ 4.5), 7, 8 Ott (GAI VG+ 3.5), 10 Vaughan (Vg), 11, 12, 14 Ted Williams (GAI VG 3), 15 Cronin (Fr), 16, 17, 18 Greenberg (Vg), 19 Gehringer (GAI VG 3), 20 Ruffing (Vg), 21 Keller (Gd), 22, 23 (2), 27, 29, 32, 33, 34, 35, 37, 38, 39 Henrich (Vg-Ex), 40, 41, 43, 44, 45, 50, 51, 53, 65, 68, 69. Total 194 cards. Reserve $800. Estimate $1,500/$2,500. SOLD FOR $2,610.00


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