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Lot # 324 (of 1525)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1950 Connie Mack Book Complete Set (4 cards)

Starting Bid - $200.00, Sold For - $928.00

Extremely rare complete set of four cards issued in 1950 to promote Connie Mack's book My 66 Years in the Big Leagues. This very striking and extremely obscure set is catalogued by Jefferson Burdick in the American Card Catalog as H801-6. The set includes Connie Mack (pictured as a player in the 1880s), Rube Waddell, Babe Ruth, and Christy Mathewson. The reverse of each card presents a short biography, with an ad for Connie Mack's book. The set was originally issued in a small folder entitled "Four Mighty Heroes," and was distributed by very few booksellers. Each measures 2.25 x 3.5 inches. All are in Excellent condition. Total 4 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $928.00

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