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1964 Slania Stamps "World Champion Boxers" Complete Set (23): #2 PSA Set Registry! (9.22 GPA)

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $948

Exceptional twenty-three card complete set of 1964 Slania Stamps "World Champion Boxers" entirely graded and encapsulated by PSA. This set ranks as the second all-time finest on the PSA Set Registry with an impressive 9.22 weighted GPA. This European issue pays tribute to various heavyweight champions of the world in a series of postage stamps featuring a colorized image of the boxer, his name, nationality, and championship year. PSA Grading Composite: Seven GEM MT 10: #2 Corbett, 4 Jeffries, 8 Dempsey, 11 Sharkey, 19 Patterson, 21 Patterson, and 23 Clay. Fourteen MINT 9: #3 Fitzsimmons, 6 Johnson, 7 Willard, 9 Tunney, 10 Schmeling, 12 Carnera, 13 Baer, 14 Braddock, 15 Louis, 16 Charles, 17 Walcott, 18 Marciano, 20 Johansson, and 22 Liston. Two NM-MT 8: #1 Sullivan and 5 Burns. Eleven of the twenty are the highest-graded examples on record. This is an extremely attractive and ultra high-grade complete set of this unusual European boxing-card issue. Total: 20 cards. Reserve $200. Estimate $400/$800. SOLD FOR $948

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