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1938 F.C. Cartledge "Famous Prize Fighters" Complete Set: #1 PSA Registry! (50)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $5,581.25

Unbelievably high-grade complete fifty-card set of 1938 F.C. Cartledge "Famous Prize Fighters" cards. This is the finest set in the world and the number-one set on the PSA Registry! Each card has been graded and encapsulated by PSA. The set includes one PSA 10, thirty-nine PSA 9s, and ten PSA 8s. The PSA registry overall weighted GPA rating is 8.80. Also included are two additional uncatalogued variation cards (#13 Boon PSA 8 and #19 Danahar PSA 9) for a total of fifty-two cards. This is an extraordinary set which has been assembled by an extremely dedicated and condition-conscious collector over a period of many years, with the express purpose of assembling the best set in the world. The PSA grades are as follows: One GEM MINT 10: #33 (this is the only PSA 10 ever given to any card from this issue). Thirty-nine MINT 9: #3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 Sullivan, 19, 21, 22 Corbett, 24 Fitzsimmons, 25, 26 Dempsey, 27, 28, 29 Schmeling, 31, 32, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45, 46 Baer, 47, 48, and 49. Ten NM-MT 8: #1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 20, 23, 30 Louis, 44, and 50. Compared to vintage baseball cards, boxing cards are beginning to be recognized as offering an outstanding value. This is an extraordinary high-grade complete set of one of the premier boxing sets of the era. Total 52 cards (complete set of 50 cards plus 2 uncatalogued variations). Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $5,581.25


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