20th-Century HOF Rookie-Card Collection (24)

Sold For: $1,175

Auction Year: 2010 spring

Lot: 769

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Very unusual and eclectic collection of twenty-four different cards comprised exclusively of Hall of Famers (most or all qualifying as rookies), spanning the years 1914 to 1982, including representation from twenty different sets. Six cards are graded and encapsulated by PSA or SGC. The collection consists of the following: 1) 1914 E145 Cracker Jack (1 card): #61 Schalk (PSA GOOD 2). 2) 1920 W520 (1 card): #14 Coveleski (SGC Auth). 3) 1922 E120 American Caramel (1 card): Youngs (SGC VG/EX 50; it is interesting to note Youngs name is misspelled "Young"). 4) 1926-1929 Postcard-back Exhibits (1 card): Grove/blue (pencil mark on the back, otherwise Ex). 5) 1927 E210 York Caramel Type 1 (1 card): #25 Wilson (PSA GOOD 2; particularly interesting card in that, although identified as Hall of Famer Hack Wilson the image on the card is actually that of Art Wilson). 6) 1927 E210 York Caramel Type 2 (1 card): #59 Waner (SGC POOR 10). 7) 1929 R316 Kashin Publications (1 card): Ott (PSA EX 5). 8) 1936 R314 Goudey "Wide Pen" Type 4 (1 card): Doerr (Fr). 9) 1939-1946 Salutation Exhibits (1 card): Newhouser (Vg-Ex). 10) 1952 Parkhurst (1 card): #66 Alston (Vg). 11) 1957 Topps (1 card): #35 F. Robinson (Pr). 12) 1968 Topps (1 card): #247 Bench (Ex/Ex-Mt). 13) 1969 Topps (1 card): #516 Weaver (Vg). 14) 1974 McDonald's Padres Discs (1 disc): Winfield (Nr/Mt-Mt). 15) 1975 Topps (3 cards): #223 Yount (Vg/Vg-Ex), 228 Brett (Vg/Vg-Ex), and 620 Carter (Vg/Vg-Ex). 16) 1976 Topps (1 card): #98 Eckersley (Ex). 17) 1977 Topps (2 cards): #144 Sutter (Nr/Mt) and 473 Dawson (Nr/Mt). 18) 1978 Hostess (1 card): #31 Murray (Nr/Mt). 19) 1978 Topps (2 cards): #36 Murray (20/80 L/R, otherwise Nr/Mt) and 707 Molitor/Trammell (Nr/Mt+). 20) 1982 Topps (1 card): #21 Ripken (PSA NM 7). Total 24 cards. Reserve $400. Estimate $800/$1,200. SOLD FOR $1,175


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