1961-1962 Fleer Basketball Complete Set (66)

Sold For: $2,963

Auction Year: 2012 spring

Lot: 1318

Item Year: 1961

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

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This is a very attractive mid- to high-grade complete set of this significant basketball issue. The 1961-1962 Fleer basketball set is one of the very few basketball sets issued during this era. Included are many rookie cards (two each) of key Hall of Famers, including Wilt Chamberlain, Oscar Robertson, and Jerry West. Condition composite: 30% Nr/Mt (with a few slightly better), and 70% range from Vg-Ex to Ex-Mt (averaging Ex/Ex-Mt). Eleven cards are graded and encapsulated by GAI (except one PSA and one SGC). Keys: #1 Attles (Ex), 3 Baylor RC (Ex-Mt), 8 Chamberlain RC (Gd), 10 Cousy (Vg), 36 Robertson RC (PSA EX-MT 6 mc), 38 Russell (Vg-Ex), 43 West RC (Nr/Mt), 44 Wilkins RC (SGC NM 84), 46 Baylor IA (GAI NM 7), 47 Chamberlain IA (Vg-Ex/Ex), 49 Cousy IA (GAI NM-MT 8), 61 Robertson IA (Ex-Mt), 62 Russell IA (Vg/Vg-Ex), and 66 West IA (Ex). Seven additional graded cards: #9 (GAI NM 7), 11 (GAI NM 7), 16 (GAI NM-MT 8), 18 (GAI NM-MT 8), 24 (GAI NM-MT 8), 51 (GAI NM-MT 8), and 63 (GAI NM 7). This is a very attractive and overall very high-grade complete set of this significant basketball issue, loaded with all of the great stars and Hall of Famers of the era. Total: 66 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$1,500+.
SOLD FOR $2,963

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