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1939 to 1941 Play Ball Collection Including Ted Williams (350)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $3,819

Collection of 350 assorted Play Ball cards (189 different plus 161 duplicates) spanning all three years of issue, from 1939 to 1941, highlighted by many Hall of Famers and key cards, including Ted Williams (2), Jimmie Foxx, Carl Hubbell, and Bill Dickey. Condition ranges in grade from Fair (with a few cards slightly lesser or with stronger appearance but with a slight trim) all the way to Vg-Ex condition, averaging Gd-Vg overall. The collection includes (quantities listed in parentheses): 1) 1939 Play Ball (88 cards, 56 different): #1 (2), 2, 6 Durocher (3), 8 (3), 16, 21 (2), 23, 29, 33, 38 (2), 39 Ferrell (2), 41, 43, 44, 47, 48 Gomez (3), 49, 50 Gehringer, 52 Henrich (2), 53 Hubbell (5), 54 (2), 55 Vaughan (3), 59, 61, 63, 66, 76, 82 Klein, 85 (2), 89 Waner (6), 90, 91 (3), 93, 95, 97 (2), 100, 104, 105, 107, 108, 110, 112 Waner (2), 114, 115 (2), 121, 127, 128, 129 (2), 132 (2), 135, 142, 145 (2), 148, 149, 155, and 159. 2) 1940 Play Ball (178 cards, 95 different): #7 Dickey, 8, 10 Ruffing (3), 12, 14 (2), 16, 18 (3), 21 Ferrell, 22, 33, 35, 36, 38 Doerr, 39, 49 (2), 53, 56, 57, 61, 72, 74, 83 (2), 87 Hubbell, 88 Ott, 89, 100, 102 Klein, 104 Waner (2), 114, 118 Hoyt, 121 (3), 124 Combs (2), 125 (2), 126, 127, 128 (4), 129 Harris (6), 130 (2), 131 (3), 132 Mack (4), 134 Cronin, 136, 139, 142 Kelly (2), 143, 144 (3), 145, 146 (2), 148 (2), 149 (2), 150 (2), 151 (3), 152 (2), 153 McKechnie (2), 155, 156, 157, 158 Jackson (7), 159, 163, 164, 165, 167 Frisch (4), 169, 171 Heilmann (3), 174 Evers (6), 175 Mathewson, 176 Manush (5), 177 Baker (2), 178 Carey (5), 179 Sisler (3), 185 (3), 186 (3), 187, 189 (2), 190 (2), 191, 192, 194 (3), 195, 196, 197, 198, 202 (2), 205, 206 (2), 209 (2), 211 (4), 212, 213 (2), 216 (2), 220, 226 Hooper, 229 (3), 230 Faber (2), and 240. 3) 1941 Play Ball (84 cards, 38 different): #1 (2), 2 (2), 3 (3), 4 (2), 5 (2), 6 Hubbell, 7 (2), 8 Ott, 9 (3), 10 Vaughan (4), 11, 12 (2), 13 Foxx (3; one is trimmed), 14 Williams (2; both are trimmed, o/w Nr/Mt), 15 Cronin (5), 16 (5), 17 (5), 19 Gehringer (2), 20 Ruffing (2), 21 Keller (6), 22 (5), 23 (3), 24 (3), 30, 32, 39 Henrich (2), 40, 42, 43 (2), 44 (2), 45, 47, 48, 60 Klein, 61 V. DiMaggio, 63 D. DiMaggio, 64 Doerr, and 69. Very substantial low to mid-grade collection with many highlights. Total 350 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500. SOLD FOR $3,819


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