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Lot # 824 (of 1743)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1953 Topps Original Card Artwork #89 Chuck Stobbs

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,998

Presented is the actual original artwork to card #89 Chuck Stobbs of the Washington Senators from the 1953 Topps series. Originally from the collection of the legendary the Sy Berger, this artwork was one of the 117 original 1953 Topps paintings personally consigned to REA in 2010 by "The Father of the Bubble Gum Card." Interestingly, since that historic auction, none have resurfaced in the marketplace. We know they're out there, but apparently collectors are keeping them! This gem has been consigned directly from the original purchaser in the 2010 auction. 1953 Topps is one of the most popular sets ever issued, and is the only 1950s set issued by Topps to utilize original paintings. This is an outstanding artwork. Artwork measures 3.5 x 5 inches. Standard production-related glue remnants on the front and blank reverse. Excellent condition. Ex-Sy Berger Personal Collection. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,998

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