1909-1964 Prewar and Postwar Hall of Famer and Stars Card Collection (25)

Sold For: $960

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1118

Item Year: 1952

Category: Postwar Baseball Cards (1948-present)

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Presented is a fascinating collection of twenty-five different quality prewar and postwar cards, composed exclusively of Hall of Famers and stars, spanning the years 1909 to 1964 and including representation from eighteen different highly regarded issues. 1) 1909-1911 T206 White Border: Mathewson/portrait (Piedmont 350, Gd). 2) 1916 M101-5 Sporting News (blank back): #31 Cicotte (Black Sox, Gd+). 3) 1933 R319 Goudey: #104 Waner (Pr). 4) 1951 Bowman: #165 Williams (Pr due to two pinholes). 5) 1952 Bowman: #146 Durocher (Fr). 6) 1952 Berk Ross: Rizzuto (Gd+). 7) 1952 Red Man Tobacco: #15N Mays (without tab, otherwise Gd). 8) 1953 Bowman Color: #55 Durocher (Gd+). 9) 1954 Johnston Cookies: #21 Spahn (Vg+). 10) 1955 Bowman: #184 Mays (color added, otherwise Ex+). 11) 1956 Topps (4 cards): #110 Berra (Ex), 130 Mays (trimmed, otherwise Vg+), 164 Killebrew (Vg-Ex+), and 292 Aparicio RC (Ex). 12) 1958 Topps (2 cards): #88 Snider (Vg-Ex+) and 288 Killebrew (Vg-Ex+). 13) 1959 Topps (3 cards): #202 Maris (Ex), 461 Mantle Hits 42nd (Vg-Ex), and 564 Mantle AS (Vg). 14) 1961 Topps: #478 Maris MVP (Ex). 15) 1962 Post Cereal: #5 Mantle (Life Magazine version, Vg). 16) 1962 Topps (2 cards): #10 Clemente (Vg+) and 300 Mays (Vg+). 17) 1963 Topps: #173 Bombers' Best - Mantle (15/85 L/R, otherwise Ex). 18) 1964 Topps: #331 AL Bombers Mantle/Maris (Vg+). This is a very interesting and substantial collection of Hall of Famers from eighteen different classic card issues from the prewar and postwar era. Total: 25 cards.
Reserve $200. Estimate (open).


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