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Lot # 487 (of 1336)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1959 Fleer Ted Williams Complete Set (80)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,080

Complete 80-card set of this landmark Fleer issue, devoted to the career and life of "The Splendid Splinter." The set includes a beautiful EX/NM example of rare card #68 "Ted Signs," which features Ted with Red Sox General Manager Bucky Harris (himself a Hall of Famer). This card was withdrawn from production due to legal issues relating to Fleer's unauthorized use of Harris' image. The entire set grades Ex-Mt to Nr/Mt, with five Ex. Keys: #1 Early Years (Ex-Mt), 2 Williams/Ruth (Nr/Mt), 11 Williams/Foxx (Ex+), 17 Ted Hit .400 (Nr/Mt), 19 Triple Crown (Ex-Mt+), 39 Williams/Cronin/E. Collins (Ex-Mt+), 63 All-Star Record (Nr/Mt), 67 Williams/Snead (Ex-Mt), 68 Ted Signs (SGC EX/NM 80), 70 Williams/Thorpe (Ex-Mt+), 75 Williams/Ruth/Collins (Ex-Mt), and 80 Ted's Goals (Ex+). Very sharp looking set! Total: 80 cards.  Reserve $300. Estimate $500+. SOLD FOR $1,080

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