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1954 Red Heart Dog Food Complete Set (33)

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $1,440

Extremely attractive complete 33-card set of Red Heart Dog Food baseball cards. Though comprised of only thirty-three cards, the set features many of the greatest stars of the early 1950s, including Mantle, Musial, Snider, Ashburn, Spahn, and Fox. Condition is seven Nr/Mt, sixteen Ex to Ex-Mt, and ten Vg-Ex (including three Vg). We have submitted four cards to be graded and encapsulated by SGC. Keys: Ashburn (NM 84), Erskine (Nr/Mt), Fox (Ex), Kell (Vg-Ex+), Kiner (Nr/Mt), Kluszewski (Vg-Ex), Lemon (Vg-Ex+), Mantle (VG 40), Martin (Vg-Ex+), McDougald SP (Ex-Mt+), Minoso (Ex-Mt), Musial (Vg), Schoendienst (Ex-Mt+), Slaughter (NM 84), Snider (Vg), and Spahn (NM 84). Red Hearts have always been a favorite with collectors. Many consider Red Hearts to be one of the most attractive sets ever issued. The distinctive artwork, and the unusual product with which they were issued both contribute to making Red Hearts one of the 1950s most noteworthy sets. No essay on baseball cards and how they were issued is complete without at least a mention of Red Heart Dog Food! This is a striking complete set of one of the most popular 1950s food issues. Total: 33 cards. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+. SOLD FOR $1,440

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