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1933 Sport Kings Collection with 3 Ty Cobb and 2 Babe Ruth (45 cards)

Starting Bid - $1,000.00, Sold For - $5,750.00

Desription ammendment: we have found a small area of paper loss the size of several pinheads on the reverse of the #2 Ruth described as Vg-Ex. A couple of letters on the reverse text are affected.

Collection of 45 1933 Goudey Sport Kings includes 40 different cards (out of 48 in set). Missing only #'s 28, 29, 32, 34, 36, 38, 45, and 47 for completion. The five duplicates include two extra #1 Cobbs (three Cobbs in the lot) plus an extra #2 Ruth. All 45 cards are graded individually as follows: Three #1 Cobb (Vg-Ex/Ex; one w/Ex front with touch of paper loss to reverse; one with strip of clear tape running along left border, otherwise Ex), two #2 Babe Ruth (one card is solid Vg-Ex due to corner wear, no creases, this is a beautiful card bordering on Vg-Ex/Ex; the second Ruth has a strip of clear tape along left border and is otherwise Vg-Ex/Ex), 3 Holman (possibly cut from sheet, Ex-Mt appearnce), 4 Grange (Vg-Ex), 5 Wachter (Ex), 6 Thorpe (Gd), Two #7 Walthour, Sr. (both Vg-Ex/Ex), 8 Hagen (Vg-Ex), 9 Blood (Gd), 10 Lekang (Vg-Ex), 11 Jewtraw (possibly cut from sheet, Nr/Mt appearance), 12 McLean (possibly cut from sheet, Nr/Mt appearance), 13 Fator (Ex), 14 Londos (Ex), 15 McNamara (Gd-Vg), 16 Tilden (Vg), 17 Dempsey (Gd-Vg), 18 Tunney (Vg), 19 Shore (Vg), 20 Kahanamoku (Ex), 21 Weissmuller (Vg-Ex), 22 Sarazen (Ex), 23 Richards (Ex), 24 Morenz (Vg-Ex), 25 Snoddy (Vg), 26 Wedell (Vg-Ex), 27 Turner (Ex-Mt), 30 Johnson (possibly cut from sheet, appears Nr/Mt), 31 Walthour, Jr. (possibly cut from sheet, Nr/Mt appearance), 33 Burke (Vg), 35 Rockne (Vg-Ex), 37 Madison (possibly cut from sheet, Ex-Mt appearance), 39 Westrope (Gd), 40 George (possibly cut from sheet, Nr/Mt appearance), 41 Browning (tape on verso otherwise Ex), Two #42 Hubbell (one card is Ex; duplicate has strip of clear tape along left border otherwise Vg-Ex/Ex), 43 Carnera (Vg-Ex), 44 Baer (Vg), 46 Vines (Vg), 48 Seppala (Ex). Nice group highlighted by two Ruths and three Cobbs. Total 45 cards. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$4,000. SOLD FOR $5,750.00

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