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Lot # 395 (of 1411)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1953 Topps Original Card Artwork #249 Ed O'Brien

Starting Bid - $500.00, Sold For - $2,610.00

Presented is the actual original artwork to card #249 Ed O'Brien of the Pittsburgh Pirates from the 1953 Topps series. This is an exceptional artwork with tremendous detail apparent in every aspect: from O'Brien's face and cap, to the folds in his uniform, to the clouds, foliage, and billboards in the background. 1953 Topps is one of the most popular sets ever issued, and is the only 1950s set issued by Topps to utilize original paintings. Artwork measures 5 x 3.5 inches. Standard production-related remnants on blank reverse. #249 O'Brien is a scarce high-number series card in the 1953 Topps set. The artwork is in Excellent to Mint condition. An example of the issued card accompanies. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000. SOLD FOR $2,610.00

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