1938 F. C. Cartledge "Famous Prize Fighters" PSA-Graded Complete Set (52)

Sold For: $720

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 2057

Item Year: 1938

Category: Football/Basketball/Hockey/Boxing/Other Sports

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Unbelievably highly graded complete 52-card set of 1938 F. C. Cartledge "Famous Prize Fighters" cards, entirely graded and encapsulated by PSA. This set ranks eleventh on the PSA Set Registry with an overall weighted GPA of 8.00. The PSA grades are as follows: MINT 9 (14 cards): #1, 2, 13a Thompson, 15, 16, 26 Dempsey, 28 Armstrong, 30 Louis, 31, 32, 36, 37, 42, and 46 Baer. NM-MT+ 8.5 (2 cards): #7 and 33. NM-MT 8 (25 cards): #3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13b Boon, 14, 17, 19a Doherty, 20, 22 Corbett, 23, 25 Carpentier, 27, 29 Schmeling, 38, 39, 40, 43, 45, 47, 48, 49, and 50. NM 7 (6 cards): #5, 19b Danahar, 21, 34, 35, and 44. EX-MT 6 (3 cards): #10, 18 Sullivan, and 24 Fitzsimmons. EX 5 (1 card): #41 Lynch. VG 3 (1 card): #11 Neat. Compared to vintage baseball cards, boxing cards are beginning to be recognized as offering an outstanding value. This is an extraordinary high-grade complete set of one of the premier boxing sets of the era. Total: 52 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+.


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