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Lot # 732 (of 1673)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1959 Topps #469 Ernie Banks Wins M.V.P. Award Original Card Artwork

Starting Bid - $200.00 , Sold For - $1,527.50

Offered is the actual original artwork (4.75 x 3 inches) used to produce card #469 Ernie Banks from the 1959 Topps set. This is a particularly noteworthy and impressive artwork featuring Banks sliding into home plate. This original flexichrome artwork is in Near Mint condition with standard production-related remnants on its blank reverse. This is an outstanding original 1959 Topps baseball card artwork, from the small series of distinctive action cards in the set, with tremendous and very meticulous detail involved in the painting of the dust clouds created by Banks' aggressive slide into home plate. The original artwork includes additional image area which was cropped out by Topps on the issued card. The artwork is accompanied by an example of the issued card. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $1,527.50

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