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Hack Wilson Helmar and Sporting News Card Collection (22) Including Two Original Artworks
Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $360
Collection of twenty-two different cards issued by Helmar (except for three Sporting News), each depicting Hack Wilson. Included here are two large-format Sporting News "Sporting Life premium" cards (4 x 8.25 inches), issued in 2011 and 2012, respectively; two silks (one measuring 11.5 x 14.5 inches, the other 3.5 x 5.5 inches); an original artwork used in the production of Wilson's Helmar "Big League Caramel Corn," together with an example of the issued card; a Helmar "L1 leather" (7.5 x 9 inches); two Helmar "Big League Brew" cards (numbers 60 and 79); two Helmar "R321 4-in-1 cards" (numbers 27 and 35); two Helmar "Hey Batter" diecut cards (numbers 87 and 88); a Sporting News "Big League Gum" (card #58), and Helmar "T206 Colgan's Chips." Inspired by classic vintage issues, like all of the Helmar issues, these modern era art cards were intentionally produced with a distressed look, with most having rounded corners and rubbed edges. Near Mint condition overall. Total: 22 items. Reserve $300. Estimate (open). SOLD FOR $360
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