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1920-1927 Hall of Famers and Stars PSA-Graded Boxing-Card Rarities Collection (49) Including 1927 Fro-Joy Ice Cream Gene Tunney Complete Set
Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $830
Outstanding collection of forty-nine boxing-card rarities spanning the years 1920 to 1927, with representation from eleven different sets, and highlighted by several cards of legendary fighters Jack Dempsey and Georges Carpentier, as well as the complete set of 1927 Fro-Joy Ice Cream cards dedicated to Gene Tunney. This collection consists of the following: 1-2) 1920 W529 Hand-Cut: #2 G. Carpentier (PSA Authentic) and 9 Dempsey (PSA Authentic). 3-11) 1920 W529 Hand-Cut Reverse Image: #1 Kilbane, 3 Britton, 4 Leonard, 5 Fulton, 6 Tendler, 7 Beckett, 8 O'Dowd, 9 G. Carpentier, and 10 Dundee. All encapsulated PSA Authentic. 12) 1920 W529-6 Hand-Cut: Dempsey (PSA Authentic). 13-14) 1921 W551 Hand-Cut: G. Carpentier and Dempsey. Both encapsulated PSA Authentic. 15) 1923 W515 Hand-Cut: #1 Dempsey (PSA Authentic). 16-30) 1923 W580 Hand-Cut: Buff (NM 7), Burke (VG-EX 4), Coogan (GOOD 2), J. Corbett (EX-MT+ 6.5), Y. Corbett (VG-EX 4), Cross (VG+ 3.5), Dempsey (NM 7), Griffo (NM 7), Johnson (EX 5), Klaus (PR 1), McGovern (EX-MT 6), O'Dowd (NM 7), Sullivan (EX 5), Williams (NM-MT 8), and Wolgast (EX-MT 6). 31) 1924 V137 Willards Choccolate: #51 Pancho Villa (SGC EX+ 70). 32-39) 1924 W-UNC Playing Cards Hand-Cut: All PSA Authentic unless otherwise noted. Firpo (VG 3), Gans, Gibbons, Ketchell, Leonard, Willard (PR 1), Wills (PR 1), and Wolgast. 40-42) 1926 W512 Hand-Cut: #41 Dempsey (PSA Authentic), 44 Tunney (MINT 9), and 47 G. Carpentier (PSA Authentic). 43) 1927 W560 Hand-Cut: Dempsey (Joker, red, PSA Authentic). 44-49) 1927 Fro-Joy Gene Tunney Complete Set: All graded by SGC. The grades are as follows: #1 (GOOD 30), 2 (GOOD 30), 3 (POOR 10), 4 (Authentic, miscut along the top), 5 (GOOD 30), and 6 (VG/EX 50). This significant group of cards is from an extremely advanced boxing-card collection presented in twenty lots in this auction that has been assembled over a period of many years by an extremely dedicated collector. Total: 49 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000. SOLD FOR $830
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