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1948 Leaf Boxing Card Collection (53)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $830

Collection of thirty-eight different Leaf Boxing cards (out of the 49 cards in the set), plus fifteen duplicates, for a total of 53 cards. 47% Vg-Ex to Ex and 53% Vg (includes a few lesser). Missing the following eleven cards for completion: #1 Dempsey, 8, 24, 33, 63 Fitzsimmons, 67, 71, 88, 90 Carnera, 98, and 101 Sullivan. This is an original-owner collection that has not seen the light of day in over fifty years! (The collection also included thirty-nine 1948 Leaf Baseball cards that are offered as a separate lot). Four cards have been graded and encapsulated by SGC (all submitted by REA). Keys: two #9 Jeffries (both Vg), two 17 Johnson (SGC EX+ 70 and Vg-Ex), two two 25 Attell (SGC EX 60 and Vg), two 32 Schmeling (Vg-Ex and Pr), 38 Sharkey (Vg), 48 Louis (SGC VG/EX 50), 55 Corbett (Vg-Ex), two 64 Robinson (SGC EX 60 and Pr), 73 Tunney (Vg-Ex), 93 Baer (Pr), and 102 LaMotta (Vg). Substantial and very attractive mid-grade group of these collector favorites. Total: 53 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $830

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