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Lot # 1105 (of 1389)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1910 to 1971 Football, Basketball, Hockey, and Boxing Type-Card Collection (95) Including 1954-55 Topps Original Artwork and 1948 Bowman Uncut Panel

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $960

Presented is a collection of ninety-five different cards spanning the years 1910 to 1971 from various football, basketball, hockey, boxing, and miscellaneous sport issues. This is a fascinating type-card assembly that includes a number of cards from mainstream and oddball sets, as well as some scarce early hockey-card issues. Also included is an original uncut panel of 1948 Bowman football cards and, of special note, the original artwork used for the production of the #1 card from the landmark 1954-1955 Topps hockey set!

This collection consists of the following:
Football (68 cards and one uncut panel): 1) 1923 V100 Willards Chocolate: #6 (Vg). 2) 1933 Goudey Sport Kings Varsity: #23 (Vg-Ex+). 3) 1935 National Chicle: #8 (SGC VG/EX 50). 4) 1948 Bowman (1 uncut panel): Eight-card uncut panel, including Sammy Baugh. Hand-cut from a larger sheet and in overall Vg-Ex condition, with a small crease in the lower left. Presents as Excellent, with misprinted, multistrike backs. 5) 1948 Leaf: #11 (Vg-Ex+). 6) 1950 Bowman: #26 Lujack (Vg). 7) 1951 Bowman: #22 (Vg). 8) 1951 Topps "Felt Backs": Bell (Vg+). 9) 1951 Topps Magic: #51 (Ex, scratched). 10-13) 1952 Bowman Small: #61 (Ex), 77 (Vg-Ex+), 114 Weiner (Ex), and 136 (Vg-Ex). 14) 1952 Bowman Large: #51 (trimmed, otherwise Vg-Ex). 15) 1953 Bowman: #16 (Fr). 16) 1954 Blue Ribbon: #17 (Ex). 17) 1954 Bowman: #61 (Ex). 18) 1954 Quaker Oats "Sports Oddities": #25 (Ex-Mt). 19-20) 1955 Topps All-American: #23 Kazmaier (Vg-Ex) and 91 (Ex+). 21-69) 1971 Topps Game: Overall Ex to Nr/Mt. Hockey (9 cards and 1 artwork): 70) 1910 C56 Imperial Tobacco: #24 (Pr). 71-72) 1910-1911 C60 Imperial Tobacco "Lacrosse Series": #44 (Vg) and 87 (Vg+). 73) 1912 C61 Imperial Tobacco "Lacrosse Series": #5 (Ex). 74) 1923 V145-1 William Patterson: #59 Broadbent (HOF, Vg). 75) 1927-1928 La Patrie: #9 (presents Vg, technically lesser due to album remnants on reverse). 76) 1933 V353 Canadian Gum: Brydge (Pr). 77) 1933 V357 World Wide Gum "Ice Kings": #50 (Vg-Ex). 78) 1933-1934 O-Pee-Chee: #A-42 (Gd). 79) 1954-1955 Topps (1 original artwork): Actual artwork used in the production of #1 Dick Gamble from this set. Overall Excellent condition with standard production-related remnants on the reverse. Basketball (3 cards): 80) 1925 V31 Dominion Chocolate: #25 (Gd). 81) 1948 Bowman: #30 (Fr). 82) 1954 Quaker Oats "Sports Oddities": #12 (Ex-Mt). Boxing (3 cards): 83) 1948 Leaf: #77 (Fr). 84-85) 1951 Topps "Ringside": #35 (Vg+) and 44 (Pr). Miscellaneous (10 cards): 86) 1930s R31A Phoebe Phelps Caramel Co. "College Pennants": #7 (Vg). 87-92) 1934 John Player & Sons "Cricketers": #22, 33, 36, 38, 39, and 47 (all Fr). 93-94) 1938 Dixie Lids Premiums: Coleman (Ex) and Tilden (Vg). 95) 1948 Topps Magic Photo: #11 (Ex).

This is a tremendous and fascinating group of cards and items which represents an instant type-card collection from several major sports and has the added bonus of including an extremely desirable original artwork from the classic 1954-1955 Topps hockey set. Total: 95 items (93 cards, one uncut panel, and one original artwork.)

The item in this lot is part of the deaccessioned property of a prominent northeast museum which has selected Robert Edward Auctions to handle the sale of donated sportscards and memorabilia in an effort to fund purchases more in line with the mission and goals of the museum.
SOLD FOR $960


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