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Lot # 497 (of 1336)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1962 Statistic Back Exhibits Complete Set (32) Plus Twenty Duplicates

Starting Bid - $200, Sold For - $960

Complete 32-card set of 1962 Statistic Back Exhibits plus twenty duplicates for a total of fifty-two cards. These unnumbered black-and-white cards were issued on thick cardboard and have the player's statistics printed in black on the reverse. These cards are extremely bright, fresh, and attractive. From an old-time collection, this set has been carefully stored away for many years. The set ranges in grade from Ex to Nr/Mt overall and is highlighted by many of the great stars of the era, including Hank Aaron, Roberto Clemente (two), Sandy Koufax, Mickey Mantle (two), Willie Mays (two), and Stan Musial (two). Of the twenty duplicates, eleven are Hall of Famers, two are Roger Maris, and seven are commons. The Statistic Back Exhibit card sets (they were issued in 1963 also) are among the most interesting and overlooked sets of the early 1960s, an era in which competition in the card-manufacturing world spurred innovation among all card companies, prompting the Exhibit Supply Company to add statistic backs. Total: 52 cards (complete set of 32 plus 20 duplicates).  Reserve $200. Estimate $400+. SOLD FOR $960

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