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1946 to 1953 Pacific Coast League Complete Set Collection (9 sets, 272 cards) Including Mother's Cookies, Remar Bread, and Signal Oil

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $1,680

Very substantial and exciting collection of nine regionally issued PCL complete or near-complete sets (272 cards in total), spanning the years 1946 to 1953. For Pacific Coast League collectors, these sets are all among the great classics of the era. Each set features players from one of several teams from the Pacific Coast League (the Sacramento Solons, San Francisco Seals, and Oakland Oaks), depending upon the area in which they were regionally issued. These sets naturally have many PCL stars, but include stars and some Hall of Famers who also made their mark in the Pacific Coast League, including Casey Stengel, Billy Martin, Billy Herman, and George Kelly. The collection consists of the following: 1) 1946 Remar Oakland Oaks Complete Set (23 cards): Twelve Vg-Ex to Ex, eight Vg, and three lesser. Keys: #10 Stengel (Vg-Ex) and Raimondi (Vg-Ex). 2) 1947 Remar Oakland Oaks Complete Set (25 cards): Sixteen Vg-Ex to Ex, eight Vg, and one lesser. Key: #8 Stengel (Fr). 3) 1949 Remar Oakland Oaks Complete Set (32 cards): Twenty-three Ex, five Vg-Ex, and four Vg. Keys: Herman (Ex) and Kelly (Ex). 4) 1950 Remar Oakland Oaks Complete Set (27 cards): Sixteen Ex, eight Vg-Ex, and three Vg. Keys: Kelly (Vg) and Martin (Vg). 5) 1947 Signal Oil Hollywood Near-Complete Set (13/20 cards): Eleven Vg-Ex to Ex and two Vg. 6) 1947 Signal Oil Los Angeles Near-Complete Set (14/18 cards): Twelve Vg-Ex to Ex, one Vg, and one lesser (pinhole). 7) 1947 Signal Oil Oakland Partial Set (11/19 cards): Three Vg-Ex, seven Vg, and one lesser (ink on front). 8) 1952 Mothers Cookies Complete Set (64 cards): 34% Vg-Ex to Ex, 44% Vg, and 22% lesser. Keys: #4 Connors (Gd), 11 MacCawley (Ex), 16 Talbot (Vg), 19 Gordon (Gd), 25 O'Doul (Vg-Ex), 29 Peterson (Fr), 32 Ott (Gd), 37 Welmaker (Vg), 40 Wilson (Ex), and 43 Erautt (Gd). 9) 1953 Mothers Cookies Complete Set (63 cards): 71% Vg to Vg-Ex (including some Ex) and 29% lesser. Keys: #9 O'Doul (Vg), 49 Hack (Ex), 54 Davis (Ex), and 62 Federoff (Ex). This is a fascinating and overall very attractive assemblage of Pacific Coast League trading cards. Truly a collection unto itself! Total: 9 sets, 272 cards.

SOLD FOR $1,680

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