1933 R338 Sport Kings #6 Jim Thorpe PSA NM-MT 8

Sold For: $7,800

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 2077

Item Year: 1933

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

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Graded NM-MT 8 by PSA. Of the 295 examples graded by PSA to date, only five examples have ever graded higher! Striking ultra-high-grade example of one of Jim Thorpe’s most sought-after cards, from one of the most popular sets of the 1930s. Bright and crisp, and with perfect registration, the card exhibits four sharp corners, vibrant colors, and a flawless surface and reverse. Thorpe’s image contrasts sharply against the bright yellow background. The card is centered just a hint to the left. Sport Kings are the most popular multisport set ever produced. This 1930s gum-card issue includes champions from many fields of sport including baseball, football, basketball, boxing, hockey, and even dogsledding. This is a stunning ultra-high-grade example of one of Thorpe’s most classic cards. Reserve $2,000. Estimate $4,000+.


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