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Lot # 1606 (of 1743)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1928 W. A. A. C. Churchman "Famous Golfers" (Large) Second Series Complete Set (12): #1 PSA Set Registry!

Starting Bid - $2,500, Sold For - $6,463

Unbelievably high grade complete twelve-card set of 1928 W. A. & A. C. Churchman "Famous Golfers - 2nd Series of 12" cards, highlighted by the legendary Tom Morris. This is currently the number-one All-Time Finest set in the world on the PSA Registry! Each card has been graded and encapsulated by PSA. The set includes one MINT 9, and eleven PSA NM-MT 8s (including Morris). The PSA registry overall weighted GPA rating is 8.11. This is an outstanding set which has been assembled by an extremely dedicated and condition-conscious collector over a period of many years, with the express purpose of assembling the best set in the world. The PSA grades are as follows: One MINT 9: #12 Whitcombe. Eleven NM-MT 8: #1 Barnes (HOF), 2 Boomer, 3 Compston, 4 Gadd, 5 Havers, 6 Jolly, 7 Massy, 8 Morris (HOF), 9 Simpson, 10 Sweetser, and 11 Tolley. Nine of these cards are the highest-ever PSA-graded examples. Two additional cards have only one example graded higher. This is a remarkable high-grade complete set of one of the most highly prized golf sets of the era, and one of the highlights of the Jack Zugay Collection. The SMR value for the individual cards is $12,125. Total: 12 cards. Reserve $2,500. Estimate $5,000+. SOLD FOR $6,463

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