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1952-1955 Red Man Tobacco Autographed Card Collection (134 of 208)

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $3,190.00

Collection of 134 different autographed Red Man Tobacco cards, with representation from all four Red Man tobacco sets issued from 1952 thru 1955. 1) 1952 (32 out of 52): Nine with tabs and 23 without tabs. The 20 cards missing for completion are as follows: #1A Stengel, 1N Durocher, 2A, 2N Ashburn, 3N, 5N, 6N, 7N, 8N, 9A Fox, 11A, 11N, 14N, 17A, 17N, 19A, 21A, 22A, 23A, and 25N. Keys: Tabs - #3A Berra (Vg), 8A Feller (Ex), 9N Irvin (Vg), 16N Musial (Gd), 20N Slaughter (Vg).No Tabs - #5A D. DiMaggio (Gd), 6A Doby (Vg), 12N Kiner (Vg), 13A Kell (Vg), 15A Minoso (Vg), 15N Mays (Vg), 18N Roberts (Ex), 19N Schoendienst (Vg), 21N Snider (Vg), 22N Spahn (Vg), 24A Wynn (Ex). 2) 1953 (35 out of 52): 11 with tabs and 24 without tabs. The 17 cards missing for completion are as follows: #1A Stengel, 1N Dressen, 2N, 4N, 5A Fox, 5N Campanella, 6A Jensen, 6N Kluszewski, 8N, 9A, 14A Wynn, 14N Snider, 17N, 18A Mize, 18N, 19A, and 22N. Keys: Tabs - #10N Reese (Vg), 13N Slaughter (Vg-Ex), and 17A Lemon (Vg). No Tabs - #3N Ashburn (Vg), 3A Berra (Fr-Gd), 8A Kell (Ex), 10A Rizzuto (Ex), 11N Roberts (Vg-Ex), 12N Schoendienst (Vg-Ex), 15N Kiner (Ex), 19N Spahn (Vg-Ex), 21N Wilhelm (Vg), 22A D. DiMaggio (Gd), 26N Musial (VG). 3) 1954 (38 out of 54): Seven with tabs and 31 without tabs. The 16 cards missing for completion are as follows: #1N Ashburn, 2A, 2N, 3A Fox, 4Ab Kell (Chi), 5A, 9Aa Philley (Clev), 9N, 13N Campanella, 14A, 14N, 15N Reese, 17N, 18A, 19Nb, and 22N. Keys: Tabs - #16A Ford (Vg), 17A Rizzuto (Vg), 20A Berra (Vg), 23N Mathews (Vg-Ex). No Tabs - #4Aa Kell - Bos. (Gd-Vg), 5N Irvin (Gd-Vg), 6Aa Mele - Balt. (Vg), 6Ab Mele - Chi. (Vg-Ex), 6N Kluszewski (Vg), 7A Minoso (Ex), 9Ab Philley - Phil. (Vg), 10N Schoendienst (Gd), 11N Spahn (Vg), 16N Snider (Ex), 18N Roberts (Vg), 19N Slaughter (Vg), 21A Lemon (Vg-Ex), 25A McDougald (Vg-Ex), 25N Mays (Gd-Vg). 4) 1955 (29 out of 50): 11 with tabs and 18 without tabs. The 21 cards missing for completion are as follows: #1N Ashburn, 2A, 3N Hodges, 4A Fox, 5A, 5N, 6N, 7A, 9N, 10A, 11N, 12A, 13A, 15A, 15N, 16N Kluszewski, 17N Reese, 19A, 20A, 21N, and 23N. Keys: Tabs - #8A Lemon (Vg), 12N Wilhelm (Vg), 14A Wynn (Vg), 16A Berra (Vg-Ex), 18A Doby (Vg). No Tabs - #3A Ford (Gd-Vg), 7N Mays (Ex), 10N Spahn (Vg), 18N Schoendienst (Vg), 19N Snider (Ex). The balance of the cards range in grade from Vg to Vg-Ex overall. 122 cards are signed in Sharpie marker or felt tip pen and 12 cards are signed in ballpoint pen. This is an impressive collection of signed cards, including a very high concentration of stars, from a beautiful and very distinctive series that few have ever thought to collect in signed form. Total 134 cards. LOAs from Mike Gutierrez/GAI and James Spence & Steve Grad/PSA DNA. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $3,190.00

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