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Lot # 769 (of 1866)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1950-1956 Callahan Hall of Fame Enormous Collection (705 Cards) Plus 13 Original Boxes

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $4,444

Presented is an enormous collection of 696 cards from the classic Callahan Hall of Fame card series, the official set of the Hall of Fame, issued annually from 1950 to 1956. In each year of issue the new inductees were added to the set. A total of sixty-seven different subjects (out of the total of eighty-two issued between from 1950 to 1956) are included in this massive collection (sixty-five players and two Hall of Fame building cards), highlighted by Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Ty Cobb. A complete inventory listing is below with the respective quantities listed in parentheses. This collection consists of the following: Grover Alexander (13), Cap Anson (8), Chief Bender (1), Roger Bresnahan (11), Dan Brouthers (14), Mordecai Brown (12), Morgan Bulkeley (12), Jesse Burkett (16), Alexander Cartwright (14), Harry Chadwick (11), Jack Chesbro (7), Frank Chance (7), Fred Clarke (9), Ty Cobb (4), Mickey Cochrane (16), Eddie Collins (15), Jimmie Collins (8), Charlie Comiskey (6), Candy Cummings (15), Dizzy Dean (1), Ed Delahanty (15), Bill Dickey (2), Hugh Duffy (11), Johnny Evers (10), Buck Ewing (12), Jimmie Foxx (4), Frankie Frisch (11), Lou Gehrig (6), Charlie Gehringer (11), Clark Griffith (14), Lefty Grove (6), Harry Heilmann (2), Rogers Hornsby (10), Carl Hubbell (10), Hughie Jennings (10), Ban Johnson (14), Walter Johnson (9), Willie Keeler (11), Mike Kelly (14), Nap Lajoie (9), Kenesaw M. Landis (15), Connie Mack (12), Christy Mathewson (15), Tommy McCarthy (12), Joe McGinnity (14), John McGraw (11), Kid Nichols (10), Jim O’Rourke (17), Mel Ott (9), Herb Pennock (10), Eddie Plank (13), Charles Radbourne (12), Wilbert Robinson (19), Babe Ruth (3), George Sisler (16), A. G. Spalding (12), Tris Speaker (14), Joe Tinker (15), Pie Traynor (13), Rube Waddell (9), Honus Wagner (13), Ed Walsh (17), George Wright (15), Harry Wright (1), Cy Young (10), Hall of Fame 1954 (2), and Baseball’s Hall of Fame (5). The cards range in grade from Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt-Mt and present with crisp images, original gloss, and strong corners. This is a very substantial investment lot or dealer stock with a tremendous potential break value. Total: 705 cards plus thirteen original boxes. Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000+++. SOLD FOR $4,444

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