1956 Topps #2 Warren Giles - Original Card Artwork

Sold For: $720

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1256

Item Year: 1956

Category: Postwar Baseball Cards (1948-present)

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Offered is the actual original artwork used to produce card #2 Warren Giles from the 1956 Topps set. This is a particularly noteworthy and impressive artwork featuring the President of the National League in portrait form set against a green background. Original artworks from this set are extremely rare. This original flexichrome artwork measures 3-1/2 by 5 inches. The artwork is in overall Near Mint condition with faint clear marks visible across Giles’ face as well as the pencil notation "Warren Giles – National League" on the reverse. This is an outstanding original 1956 Topps baseball card artwork, extremely lifelike in its execution, for one of the most important cards within the set. The artwork is accompanied by an example of the issued card. Reserve $300. Estimate (open).


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