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Lot # 1411 (of 1866)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1940-1979 Hall of Famers and Stars PSA-Graded Boxing-Card Collection (49)

Starting Bid - $400, Sold For - $1,067

Incredible collection of forty-nine cards from thirty different boxing-card issues spanning the years 1940 to 1979. Assembled over a period of many years by an extremely dedicated collector, the cards in this assembly combine the traditional and unusual with a particularly heavy concentration on foreign issues. Highlighted by numerous important boxers, including Joe Louis, Jack Dempsey, and Rocky Marciano, among others, this group offers an instant collection to anyone interested in boxing-card collecting. This collection consists of the following: 1-2) 1940 Kemmel Chocolate: #23 G. Carpentier (VG-EX 4) and 46 Tunney (GOOD 2). 3) 1948 Chesterfield Cig.: Joe Louis (EX-MT 6). 4) 1951 Lavazza: #6 Robinson vs. Turpin (VG-EX 4). 5-7) 1951 Topps Ringside: #59 Corbett (NM-MT 8), 64 Miller (NM-MT 8), and 69 Sullivan (NM-MT 8). 8) 1951 Baytch Bros. "Fighting Favourites": #57 Dempsey (VG 3 MC). 9) 1953 A & J Donaldson "Sport Favourites": #292 Kilrain (PR 1). 10) 1954 A & BC Chewing Gum "All Sport Series": #116 Dempsey (VG 3). 11-13) 1954 Topps "Scoop": #39 Dempsey Defeats Willard (EX 5), 65 Marciano KOs Walcott (EX-MT 6), and 71 Sullivan Defeated (EX-MT 6). 14) 1958 S.A.D.A. Firenze: #70 Marciano (VG 3). 15) 1959 Swedish Rekord Journal: Schmeling (EX-MT 6). 16) 1960 Anglo American Gum "Sports Gallery": #1 Marciano (PSA Authentic). 17) 1960 C. H. Knorr: #16 Schmeling vs. Louis (BVG EX+ 5.5). 18-19) 1961 Quaker Oats "Great Moments of Sport": #9 Corbett vs. Jeffries (VG 3) and 15 Dempsey vs. Tunney (PSA Authentic). 20) 1961 Swedish Rekord Journal: Dempsey (PSA Authentic). 21) 1964 Bobbie Bubble Gum: #54 Frazier (Tokio 1964, Good 2). 22-23) 1967-1968 Panini "Campioni Dello Sport": #482 Sullivan (EX-MT 6) and 483 Dempsey (EX 5). 24) 1968 Mira Tuttosport: #506 Marciano (NM 7). 25) 1968-1969 Panini "Campioni Dello Sport": #313 Griffith (NM-MT 8). 26-35) 1969-1970 Panini "Campioni Dello Sport": #342 (EX-MT 6), 343 (NM-MT 8), 344 (NM-MT 8), 345 (NM 7), 348 (NM 7), 350 (NM 7), 354 (NM-MT 8), 360 (EX-MT 6), 362 (EX-MT 6), and 364 (EX-MT 6). 36-37) 1971 Fujeira Stamp "The World Championship": Two #1RL Frazier (perforated, MINT 9 and unperforated, NM-MT 8). 38-40) 1971 Manama Stamp "Great Olympic Champions": Frazier (MINT 9), Frazier vs. Ali (NM 7), and Frazier (G.O.C., complete panel unperforated, MINT 9). 41) 1972 Panini "Cantanti 72": #338 Frazier (EX 5). 42) 1973 Panini OK VIP: #180 Marciano/Louis (NM-MT 8). 43) 1974 Keisa Ediciones: #170 Frazier (NM 7). 44) 1974 Panini "Sport Vedettes": #58 Foreman (NM-MT 8). 45) 1975 Sprengel/Huberty: #24 Schmeling/Louis (NM-MT 8). 46) 1976 Americana Munchen: #231 Frazier (EX-MT 6). 47-48) 1979 Quelcom, S.A.: #56 Dempsey (NM-MT 8) and 235 Tunney (VG-EX 4). 49) 1979 United Press Int. "Sports Nostalgia": Louis (EX 5). This is a phenomenal group of cards, truly a collection unto itself, with numerous rarities and highlights featuring many of the greatest fighters ever. Total: 49 cards. Reserve $400. Estimate $1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,067


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