Thank you for visiting our past auction result archives. If you have an item identical (or similar) to this auction lot, please call, write or contact us to discuss. We will be able to help you.
1934-1936 R318 Batter-Up #144 Jimmy Foxx - SGC NM/MT 88 - Highest Graded!
Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $2,644
Graded NM/MT 88 by SGC. Highest-graded example by SGC! Stunning ultra high-grade example of Hall of Famer Jimmy Foxx from the classic 1934-1936 R318 Batter-Up set. There are two Jimmy Foxx cards in the R318 set (#28 and #144). This is the much rarer #144 Foxx from the high-number series. This card is a pack-fresh gem! Perfectly crisp and clean, both front and back, with four sharp corners, and a crystal-clear image of Foxx in a swinging pose. The R318 Batter-Up set is universally recognized as one of the most significant of all prewar baseball-card issues. This is a very sharp-looking card, with the card background complete and intact. All Batter-Ups are rare to find in NM-MT condition. Of the 2,378 R318s graded to date by SGC, only 73 have received a grade of NM-MT or better. This is a tremendous high-grade example of one of the key cards in the R318 Batter-Up set and one of the 1930s most classic bubble-gum cards. The equivalent SMR value for the assigned grade is $2,250. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $2,644
(Click the smaller thumbnails to the left and right (if any) to cycle through each photo in the gallery of images for this lot.)