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Lot # 1164 (of 1512)   < Previous Lot | Next Lot >

1972-1973 Topps Basketball Unopened Wax Box (24 packs)

Starting Bid - $1,000, Sold For - $5,100

Complete original unopened wax box of 1972-1973 Topps basketball. From a sealed case. A complete wax box of 1972-1973 Topps houses twenty-four packs with each pack containing ten cards, for a total of 240 cards. This set contains the rookie card of Hall of Famers Julius Erving and Artis Gilmore as well as many other stars, including Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Pete Maravich, and John Havlicek. While it is impossible to provide guarantees with reference to grading of unopened material, it is entirely possible that this box includes several MINT and GEM MINT examples of these stars as well as of the other cards in the set. This box comes shrink-wrapped by Baseball Card Exchange (owned by Steve Hart, the foremost expert on unopened material). The box displays beautifully, appearing almost exactly as it did on the store shelves forty years ago! Extremely attractive, substantial, and rare unopened wax box of 1972-1973 Topps basketball. Total: 24 packs. Reserve $1,000. Estimate $2,000/$3,000. SOLD FOR $5,100

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