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1938 F. C. Cartledge "Famous Prize Fighters" Complete Set (50)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $529

Extremely high-grade complete fifty-card set of 1938 F. C. Cartledge "Famous Prize Fighters" cards. Eighteen of the fifty cards (36% of the set) have been graded NM-MT 8 by GAI (#8, 15, 16, 18 Sullivan, 20, 21, 22 Corbett, 24 Fitzsimmons, 25, 26 Dempsey, 28, 29 Schmeling, 30 Louis, 37, 43, 46 Baer, 47, 48). The balance of the cards have not been encapsulated and are in similar high-grade to the selection of eighteen GAI-graded cards. Compared to vintage baseball cards, boxing cards are beginning to be recognized as offering an outstanding value. This is an exceptional high-grade complete set of one of the premier boxing sets of the era. Total 50 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $529

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