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1947 D. Cummings & Son "Famous Fighters" Complete Set (64): #3 PSA Set Registry! (8.42 GPA)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,778

Ultra high-grade complete set of 1947 D. Cummings & Son "Famous Fighters" entirely graded by PSA and highlighted by particularly strong examples of key cards Rocky Graziano (MINT 9) and Sugar Ray Robinson (NM-MT 8). This set currently ranks third on the PSA Set Registry with an 8.42 GPA. This very distinctive and classic set features black-and-white caricatures of famous fighters inside a boxing ring and set against a bold red background. The fighter's name is displayed next to his image and the reverse lists a short biography along with a company advertisement. PSA Grading Composite: MINT 9 (27 cards): #2, 7 Baer, 8, 9 Carpentier, 10, 12 Graziano, 13, 14, 15, 17, 19, 23, 26, 27 Kilrain, 29, 32, 35, 38, 39, 44, 48, 54, 55, 57, 59, 61, and 63. NM-MT+ 8.5 (2 cards): #28 Pep and 31. NM-MT 8 (34 cards): #1 Louis, 3, 4 Tunney, 5, 6 Walcott, 11, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 30 Robinson, 33, 34, 36, 37, 40, 41, 42, 43, 46, 47, 49, 50 Dempsey, 51, 52, 53, 56, 58, 60, 62, and 64. NM 7 (1 card): #45. This is an exceptionally attractive and remarkably high grade complete set of this 1940s boxing-card set with many notable highlights. The total SMR value for this set (factoring the two half grades in at the lower whole-grade level) is $3,090. Total: 64 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,778


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