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Lot # 1419 (of 1866)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1956 Adventure Gum Boxers Complete Subset Minus 1 (20 of 21)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $593

Presented are twenty of the twenty-one boxing subjects featured in the 1956 Topps Adventure set, missing only #86 Max Schmeling for completion. The complete 1956 Topps Adventure set contains a total of 100 cards. This unusual and scarce issue includes a wide variety of sport and nonsport subjects, with a particular focus on famous boxing champions. Each card has been professionally graded and encapsulated by PSA. This collection consists of the following: Five MINT 9: #34 Dempsey, 41 Louis, 42 Charles, 44 Marciano, and 80 Hart. Eleven NM-MT 8: #22 Robinson/Olson, 31 Burns, 32 Johnson, 33 Willard, 35 Tunney, 43 Walcott, 76 Sullivan, 77 Corbett, 78 Fitzsimmons, 79 Jeffries, and 88 Carnera. Three NM 7: #11 Pep, 87 Sharkey, and 89 Baer. One VG-EX 4: #90 Braddock. This is an extremely high-grade collection of boxing subjects (missing only one for completion) from this mid-1950s mixed-sport set. The total SMR value in the assigned grades (excluding the one VG-EX for which there is no SMR) is $1,372. Total: 20 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500++. SOLD FOR $593


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