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1926-1949 Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Joe DiMaggio Large-Format Premium Card Collection (7)
Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $480
Outstanding collection of seven different large-format premium cards spanning the years 1926 to 1949 and featuring exclusively three of the New York Yankees' most famous Hall of Famers: Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, and Joe DiMaggio. This collection consists of the following: 1) 1926 M101-7 Sporting News Supplements: Ruth (Pr; strong central image, downgraded due to light creasing, tiny tears along the edges, and adhesive residue on the reverse). 2-4) 1918-1957 M114 Baseball Magazine Posters: DiMaggio (Vg-Ex), Gehrig (side-view, swinging; Vg-Ex), and Gehrig (standing, holding bat; Vg-Ex). 5) 1939 M101-9 Sporting News Supplements: DiMaggio (Pr; superb image, downgraded due to vertical crease through the center). 6) 1939 R303-B Goudey Premium: DiMaggio (Fr; tremendous image, presenting as Vg-Ex, but downgraded due to diagonal crease along the left side). 7) 1946-1949 W603 Sports Exchange: Gehrig (Gd/Vg; presents as Ex, downgraded due to light wrinkling). This is a fascinating collection of desirable premiums featuring three greats of the game. Total: 7 premiums. Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $480
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