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1938 W. A. & A. C. Churchman "Boxing Personalities" Complete Set (50): #3 PSA Set Registry! (8.47 GPA)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $1,422

Extraordinary ultra high-grade complete set of 1938 W. A. & A. C. Churchman "Boxing Personalities" cards. Entirely graded and encapsulated by PSA, this set currently ranks third on the PSA Set Registry with an overall weighted GPA of 8.47. This is an exceptionally high-grade complete set, which has been assembled by an extremely dedicated and condition-conscious collector over a period of many years for inclusion in his vast boxing-card collection. Highlighted by MINT 9 examples of Jack Johnson and Joe Louis. The PSA grades are as follows: MINT 9 (20 cards): #6, 9, 10, 13, 16, 19, 20 Johnson, 24, 25, 26 Louis, 27, 31, 35 Tunney, 38, 39, 40, 41, 43, 45, and 48. NM-MT+ 8.5 (8 cards): #3 Baer, 5, 23, 30, 34 Schmeling, 36, 46, and 50. NM-MT 8 (22 cards): #1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12 Dempsey, 14, 15, 17, 18, 21, 22, 28, 29, 32, 33, 37, 42, 44, 47, and 49. Compared to vintage baseball cards, boxing cards are beginning to be recognized as offering an outstanding value. This is an extraordinary high-grade complete set of one of the premier boxing-card sets of the era. The SMR value for the individual cards is $2,370 (factoring in the eight half-grade cards at the lower whole-grade level). Total: 50 cards. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000++. SOLD FOR $1,422


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