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1953 Topps "Fighting Marines" Original Card Artwork #62
Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $1,160.00
Original 1953 Topps "Fighting Marines" card artwork (3 x 4.25 inches). This watercolor was used to produce card #62, entitled Single-handed Battle, from this extremely popular early 1950s Topps set. The "Fighting Marines" set depicts famous events in Marine Corps history and Corps' uniforms dating back to the American Revolution. This card features a Marine braving the dangers of war alone and on foot. The artwork is bright, crisp, clean, and very colorful. Near Mint condition with a very light glue stain along the bottom from the original card title mechanical paste up. Original artworks from this set are extremely rare. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$600. SOLD FOR $1,160.00
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