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1922-1924 British Boxing Cards Complete Set Collection (5 sets, 100 cards)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $2,015

Outstanding collection of five different British boxing-card complete sets, spanning the years 1922 to 1924, entirely graded and encapsulated by PSA. These sets offer an outstanding representation of classic foreign boxing-card sets and are especially desirable given their prominence on the PSA Set Registry and overall high grades. This collection includes cards of boxing greats Jack Dempsey and Jack Johnson, as well as several additional notable highlights. This collection consists of the following: 1) 1922 Boys Magazine Boxers Complete Set #3 PSA Set Registry with 2.19 GPA (8 cards): Basham (VG-EX 4), Beckett (GOOD 2), G. Carpentier (PR 1), Dempsey (GOOD 2 MK), Higgins (VG 3), K. Lewis (VG 3), Wells (VG 3), and Wilde (VG-EX 4). 2) 1923 Burstein Isaacs “Famous Prize Fighters” (Mixed Type) Complete Set #4 PSA Set Registry with 5.47 GPA (50 cards): One NM+ 7.5: #18. Seven NM 7: #7, 13, 20, 21, 29, 41, 43. Four EX-MT+ 6.5: #4, 6, 28, 46; Fifteen EX-MT 6: #3, 5, 8, 9 Willard, 10, 16, 17, 19, 26, 30, 34, 36, 38 (OC), 47, 49; One EX+ 5.5: #12. Nine EX 5: #2, 11 Johnson, 14, 22 Jeffries, 23 Burns, 31 Leonard, 33 Dempsey, 39, 42; One VG-EX+ 4.5: #1. Twelve VG-EX 4: #15, 24, 25, 27, 32, 35, 37, 40, 44 Carpentier, 45 Lewis, 48, 50. 3) 1923 The Rocket "Famous Knock-Outs" Complete Set #4 PSA Set Registry with 6.64 GPA (11 cards): #1 Carpentier/Siki (EX 5), 2 (EX-MT 6), 3 Carpentier/Lewis (NM 7), 4 (EX-MT 6), 5 (NM 7), 6 Carpentier/Dempsey (NM-MT 8 OC), 7 Bashman/Lewis (NM 7), 8 Johnson/Burns (NM-MT 8), 9 (NM 7), 10 Carpentier/Wells (EX-MT 6), and 11 Willard/Johnson (NM 7). The total SMR value for this set is $475. 4) 1923 Union Jack "Monarchs of the Ring" Complete Set #4 PSA Set Registry with 7.17 GPA (6 cards): #1 (NM 7), 2 (EX-MT 6), 3 Lewis (NM 7), 4 Carpentier (NM 7), 5 (NM-MT 8), and 6 Dempsey (NM-MT 8). The total SMR value for this set is $1,110. 5) 1924 Franklin Davey & Co. Boxing Complete Set #6 PSA Set Registry with 8.12 GPA (25 cards): Seven MINT 9: #7, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 25. One NM-MT+ 8.5: #3. Fourteen NM-MT 8: #5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, and 24. One NM+ 7.5: #2. Two NM 7: #1 and 4. The total SMR value for this set is $780. This is a phenomenal opportunity to acquire these five complete sets which have been assembled over a period of many years, at great expense and effort, by an extremely dedicated collector. SMR values are listed for only three of these sets (representing just forty-two of the one hundred cards in this collection) and total $2,365. Total: 5 sets, 100 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+++. SOLD FOR $2,015


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