1939 to 1955 Ted Williams Card Collection Including Rookie (7)

Sold For: $1,185

Auction Year: 2012 spring

Lot: 482

Item Year: 1939

Category: Prewar Baseball Cards (1900-1941)

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Collection of seven different cards of Ted Williams, highlighted by his rookie card, dating from 1939 to 1955: 1) 1939 R334 Play Ball: #92 Williams rookie (Gd due to pencil marks on reverse). 2) 1941 R330 Double Play: #57-58 Williams/Tabor (Vg). 3) 1941 R336 Play Ball: #14 Williams (Fr-Gd). 4-5) 1954 Topps (2 cards): #1 Williams (Vg-Ex) and 250 Williams (Vg). 6) 1955 Topps: #2 Williams (Vg). 7) 1955 Topps Double Header: #69/70 Williams/Smith (Vg). On the playgrounds of Boston in the 1940s and 1950s, a single card of Ted Williams was a treasure. Seven Ted Williams cards would have been an abundance of riches! Because these cards are in various grades, ranging from Good to Vg-Ex, they represent a relatively affordable opportunity for a collector to acquire a treasure trove of vintage Ted Williams cards dating from his playing days. This is a very substantial collection of vintage Ted Williams cards with many highlights. Total: 7 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $1,185

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