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Lot # 1399 (of 1866)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1928 Amatller Chocolate Complete Set (38): #2 PSA Set Registry! (4.53 GPA)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $474

Presented is a rare complete set of thirty-eight cards from the 1928 Amatller Chocolate boxing-card set. Issued in Spain, these cards measure 2-15/16 by 5-3/16 inches and feature color pictures of famous fighters, including Jack Dempsey and Gene Tunney, on white stock with biographical information in Spanish on the reverse. Each card is professionally graded by PSA, and the complete set ranks second Current and All-Time Finest on the PSA Set Registry with an overall GPA of 4.53. PSA Grading Composite: NM 7 (1 card): #30 Dempsey/Rickard. EX-MT 6 (2 cards): #6 and 22. EX+ 5.5 (1 card): #33. EX 5 (9 cards): #8, 9, 11, 12, 17, 20, 25 Tunney, 29 Dempsey/Brighton, and 31 Tunney/Dempsey. VG-EX+ 4.5 (13 cards): #3, 5, 14, 16, 19, 21, 23, 24, 27 Tunney, 28 Dempsey, 32 Dempsey/Tunney, 34, and 36. VG-EX 4 (9 cards): #2 Carpentier, 4 Sharkey, 7, 13, 15, 18, 26 Tunney, 35, and 37. VG+ 3.5 (1 card): #38. VG 3 (1 card): #1. FR 1.5 (1 card): #10. Assembled over a period of many years by an extremely dedicated collector, this is a very attractive complete set of this foreign issue, which would enhance any advanced boxing-card collection. Total: 38 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $474


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