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1933 to 1961 "Shoebox" Baseball Card Collection (350)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $2,643.75

Fascinating "shoebox" collection of 350 vintage cards, spanning the years 1933 to 1961, with representation of twenty-five different quality issues, including a partial set of 1948 Bowman plus many additional highlights: 1) 1933 R319 Goudey (18 cards): #7 Lyons (HOF, Pr), two 32, 40, 66, 75, 78, 94, 95, 118, 132, 135, 139, 151, 156, 183, 208, and 239. 2) 1933 V353 World Wide Gum (4 cards): #17, 27, 45, and 89. 3) 1934-1936 Diamond Stars (1 card): #88. 4) 1936 R322 Goudey (1 card): Camilli (Gd-Vg). 5) 1939 R334 Play Ball (69 cards): #1 Powell (two - Vg and Pr), 2, 3 Ruffing (two - Vg and Fr), 6 Durocher (Pr), 7 Doerr (two - Vg and Pr), 12, 13 (3), 14, 15, 17, 23, 24, 25, 28 (2), 30 Dickey (Vg), 32, 35, 37, 39 Ferrell (two - Vg-Ex and Vg), 44, 45, 47, 49, 50 Gehringer (Vg), 51 Ott (two - Gd and Pr), 57, 58, 62, 64, 65, 69 (3), 71 (2), 75, 76, 77, 81 (2), 83, 84, 86, 95, 96 (3), 97 (PSA NM 7), 98, 104, 105, 108, 109 (3), 110, 125, 132, 142, 144, and 145. 6) 1940 R335 Play Ball (7 cards): #30 Berg (Vg-Ex), 61, 68, 80, 82, 145, and 148. 7) 1941 R336 Play Ball (2 cards): #24 and 55. 8) 1948 Bowman Near-Complete Set (29 of 48 cards in set, plus 7 duplicates, for a total of 36 cards): Four cards grade Vg-Ex, twenty-two Vg, and ten Gd (with a couple slightly lesser). Missing the following nineteen cards for completion: #1, 5 Feller, 13, 17 Slaughter, 18 Spahn, 22, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 34, 36 Musial, 38 Schoendienst, 39, 40, 44, 45, and 46. Keys: #2 Blackwell (two - both Vg), 3 Kiner RC (Vg-Ex), 4 Mize (Gd), 6 Berra RC (Vg), 7 Reiser SP (Vg), 8 Rizzuto RC (Vg), 9 Cooper (Vg), 12 Sain RC (Gd), 14 Reynolds RC (Vg-Ex), 15 Joost (Vg), 19 Henrich (two - Vg-Ex and Fr), and 47 Thomson RC (Vg). 9) 1948 Leaf (8 cards): #14, 17, 28, 29, 31, 50, 82, and 95. 10) 1949 Bowman (51 cards): #1 Bickford (Vg-Ex), 2, 5, 11 Boudreau (Pr), 15, 19, 20, 34, 39, 41, 45, 47 (2), 59, 65 Slaughter (Vg), 67, 69, 70 Furillo RC (Vg), 73 (2), 78, 83, 85 Mize (Vg), 96 (2), 97, 98 Rizzuto (no name on front, Vg-Ex), 99, 100 Hodges RC (two - both Gd), 101, 107, 112, 116, 120, 129, 135, 136, 137, 143 (2), 144, 171, 181, 183, 185 Reiser (Vg), 194 Branca RC (Vg), 199, 206, 209 Keller (Vg), and 229 Lopat RC (Gd). 11) 1950 Bowman (23 cards): #59 Branca (Gd-Vg), 76, 91, 100 Raschi (Vg), 102, 113, 118, 126, 128, 138 Reynolds (Vg-Ex), 153, 154, 155, 156, 159, 165, 166, 217 Stengel (Vg), 218, 222, 223 (2), and 224. 12) 1951 Bowman (26 cards): #40, 55, 56 Branca (Ex), 59, 63, 79, 81 Furillo (Vg), 84, 130, 131, 133, 140, 152, 153, 155, 157, 158, 167, 175, 190, 199, 218 Lopat (Vg), 224, 227, 251, and 298. 13) 1952 Bowman (47 cards): #2 Thomson (Fr), 8 Reese (Fr), 16, 17 Lopat (Vg-Ex), 24 Furillo (Gd), 32, 33 McDougald RC (Fr), 39, 44 Campanella (Vg), 46, 49, 50, 51, 54, 55, 56, 57, 63, 67, 73, 77, 79, 88, 95, 96 Branca (Vg-Ex), 99, 102 (2), 103, 109, 121, 127, 128 Newcombe (Vg-Ex), 144, 152, 168 Roe (Vg), 172, 182, 191 Friend RC (Vg), 192, 195, 197, 202, 213, 216, 240 Loes RC (Ex), and 248. 14) 1952 Topps (1 card): #136 (Fr). 15) 1953 Bowman Color (3 cards): #12 Erskine (Gd), 14 Loes (Vg), and 61 Kell (Vg). 16) 1953 Topps (1 card): #216 (Vg-Ex). 17) 1954 Bowman (7 cards): #26, 49, 73, 106, 145 Martin (Vg), 170 Snider (Pr), and 186. 18) 1954 Red Heart (1 card): Erskine (Vg). 19) 1954 Topps (3 cards): #14, 102 Hodges (Vg), and 169. 20) 1955 Bowman (6 cards): #21, 97 Podres (Vg), 156, 170, 195, and 196. 21) 1955 Topps (6 cards): #5 Gilliam (two - Vg and Gd), 19 Herman (Gd-Vg), 40, 90, and 111. 22) 1956 Topps (10 cards): #58, 63, 145 Hodges (Vg-Ex), 184, 223, 270 (4), and 299. 23) 1957 Topps (17 cards): #10 Mays (Vg), 5, 18 Drysdale RC (Vg-Ex), 53 (2), 130, 173, 190 (2), 201, 242, 252, 277 Podres (Vg), 302 Koufax (Vg-Ex), 337, 366, and 376. 24) 1958 Topps (1 card): #488 Aaron AS (Vg). 25) 1961 Topps (1 card): #207 Koufax/Podres (Vg-Ex). The balance of the cards in this collection average Vg overall (but include a few slightly lesser and a few slightly better). This is a very attractive medium-grade original-owner collection of 350 assorted cards including many stars, Hall of Famers, and key cards. Total 350 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $2,643.75


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