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1940 R335 Play Ball PSA-Graded Collection (146)

Starting Bid - $500, Sold For - $2,160

Presented is a collection of 146 PSA-graded cards from the classic 1940 Play Ball set issued by Gum, Inc. 1940 Play Ball has always been a difficult set, with all the Hall of Famers, current and past, and rare high-number series cards (#181 thru 240). This collection consists of approximately 50% of a complete 240-card set, including four high numbers and sixteen Hall of Famers. All cards are graded and encapsulated by PSA, submitted by our consignor. PSA Grading Composite: NM 7 (1 card): #7 (OC). EX-MT 6 (13 cards): Three #9, 17, 51, 84, 86, 113, 125, 126, 128, 132 Mack (HOF), and 164. EX+ 5.5 (11 cards): #13, 55, 59, 63, 84, 87 Hubbell (HOF), two 135, 155, 157, and 161. EX 5 (41 cards): #5, 13, two 20, 31, three 35, 37, 38 Doerr (HOF), 42, 43, 44, 45 (MC), 47, 52, two 59, 61, 63, two 66, 69, 74, 75, two 80, two 101, 125, 136, 138, 142, 151, 157 (MK), two 162, 164, 165, 166, and 231. VG-EX+ 4.5 (12 cards): #16, 20, 37, 63, 70, 93, 97, 127, 132 Mack (HOF), 147, 161, and 166. VG-EX 4 (45 cards): #8, 15, 17, 19, 34, 44, 47, 48, 49, 50, 60, 66, 82, 91, 93, two 103,104, 106, 113, 115, 119, two 128, 130, 132, 135, 138, 147, 151, 152, two 153, two 165, 169, 170 Speaker (HOF, MK), 171, 174 Evers (HOF), 175 Mathewson (HOF, MK), 178 (MK), 180 Cochrane (HOF, MK), 236 Bottomley (HOF), 237 Keeler (HOF, MK), and 238 Lazzeri (HOF). VG+ 3.5 (1 card): #120 Johnson (HOF). VG 3 (7 cards): #5, 23, 28, 62, 75, 110, and 137. GOOD+ 2.5 (1 card): #86. GOOD 2 (9 cards): #6 Gomez (HOF), 26, 97, 102 Klein (HOF), 123, 133 Foxx (HOF), 154, 163, and 167 Frisch (HOF). FR 1.5 (1 cards): #21. PR 1 (4 cards): #76, 78, 128, and 159 (MK). While the cards in this collection span several grades, this is an outstanding opportunity to acquire a very presentable foundation for the assembly of a complete set of this all-time classic vintage gum-card issue. The total SMR value for 137 of the cards (not including the nine qualified cards and factoring in the twenty-six half-grades at the lower whole-grade level) is $3,030. Total: 146 cards.  Reserve $500. Estimate $1,000/$2,000+. SOLD FOR $2,160


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