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1954 Wilson Franks Ted Williams SGC NM 84

Starting Bid - $5,000, Sold For - $10,200

Graded NM 84 by SGC. Only three examples graded higher by SGC out of forty-three cards evaluated to date! Magnificent ultra high-grade example of Ted Williams, the key card from the very popular Wilson Franks set. The Wilson Franks set is highly prized by collectors as one of the most attractive and desirable of all 1950s regional issues. In an era dominated by bubble-gum card sets featuring hundreds of players, the distinctive and beautifully designed Wilson Franks, with only twenty cards, each featuring a package of hot dogs in the background, stands out. The Ted Williams card from this set is all the more significant, not just as the key star in the set, but as one of the most sought-after of all Ted Williams cards. Crisp and clean, with a well-focused image, four sharp corners, bright colors, and a flawless reverse. Outstanding centering all around. Tremendous example of this extremely popular postwar card, which would be an extremely significant addition to any Ted Williams, Wilson Franks, or classic-card collection. SOLD FOR $10,200

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