1962 to 1978 Cassius Clay and Muhammad Ali Foreign-Card Collection (20) Including Swedish Rekord Journal Panel

Sold For: $2,700

Auction Year: 2016 fall

Lot: 2070

Item Year: 1962

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

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Presented is an exceptional collection of twenty different cards featuring Muhammad Ali/Cassius Clay, comprised exclusively of foreign cards issued between 1962 and 1981 (except for one US-issue card). Many of these cards are extremely scarce and difficult to find in any condition. This collection represents years of dedicated collecting by our consingor. All twenty cards are professionally graded and encapsulated by BVG, PSA, or SGC. 1-2) 1962 Swedish Rekord Journal – Hand Cut Cassius Clay (PSA EX 5) and Cassius Clay/Karl Jarlenius Panel (PSA EX 5). 3) 1964 Mac Robertson’s Olympic Quiz Cards Cassius Clay (PSA EX-MT+ 6.5). 4) 1964 Slania Stamps World Champion Boxers #23 Cassius Clay (PSA GEM MT 10). 5-6) 1965 Bancroft Tiddlers Giants of Sport – Hand Cut #10 Alain Calmat (front)/Cassius Clay (back) (PSA NM-MT 8) and #12 Cassius Clay (front)/Goitschel Sisters (back) (PSA NM-MT+ 8.5). 7) 1965 Collezioni Lampo I Grandi Campioni #154 Cassius Clay (PSA EX-MT 6 [MC]). 8) 1965 Swedish Candy Cassius Clay (PSA VG 3). 9) 1969 Victoria Vedetten Parade #583 Cassius Clay (PSA NM-MT 8). 10) 1971 Barratt & Co. Ltd. Famous Sportsmen #24 Cassius Clay (PSA NM-MT 8). 11) 1971 Manama Great Olympic Champions Stamp Muhammad Ali (BVG GEM MINT 9.5). 12) 1971 Panini Bisvalida #208 Cassius Clay (BVG VG-EX 4). 13) 1972 Editorial Bruguera Todo #373 Cassius Clay (PSA PR 1). 14) 1974 Zaire Postage Stamp M. Ali/G. Foreman (BVG MINT 9). 15) 1974 Keisa Campeones Del Deporte Mundial Spanish #171 Cassius Clay (BVG MINT 9). 16-17) 1978 Swedish Samlarsaker #32 Ali & Superman (PSA MINT 9) and #46 Ali & Spinks (PSA NM-MT 8). 18) 1979 Quelcom, S.A. Ases Mundiales Del Deporte #48 Cassius Clay (PSA EX 5). 19) 1979 Brooke Bond & Co. Ltd. Olympic Greats #21 Muhammad Ali (PSA MINT 9). 20) 1981 Smithsonian Institution Champions of American Sports Muhammad Ali (PSA MINT 9). This is an incredibly substantial collection of scarce Ali cards that would be worthy additions to any advanced Ali or boxing-card collection. Total: 20 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000.


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