1940 R335 Play Ball Hall of Fame PSA- and SGC-Graded Collection (10)

Sold For: $840

Auction Year: 2017 spring

Lot: 1075

Item Year: 1940

Category: 1930s to 1940s cards

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Collection of ten different Hall of Famers from the 1940 Play Ball set, highlighted by Honus Wagner, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, and Jimmie Foxx. All ten cards are graded and encapsulated by PSA (four) or SGC (six): One SGC EX/NM 80: #168 Wagner. Eight PSA EX 5: #87 Hubbell, 120 Johnson (SGC EX 60), 133 Foxx, 141 Stengel, 170 Speaker, 175 Mathewson (SGC EX 60), 223 Jennings, and 230 Faber. One SGC VG 40: #88 Ott. The ten Hall of Famers in this collection (out of 52 in the set) represent 19% of the Hall of Famers in the entire 1940 Play Ball set. This is a very impressive and sharp-looking group, assembled with great care by a dedicated collector with an eye for quality and value, composed of ten Hall of Famers. The equivalent SMR value in the assigned grades is $1,208. Total: 10 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+.

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