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Lot # 1689 (1689 of 1911)   « Previous Lot | Next Lot »

1950s Parkhurst Hockey Shoebox Collection (207 cards) Including 56 Hall of Famers

Starting Bid - $300, Sold For - $2,160

Presented is a substantial collection of 207 cards from nine classic 1950s Parkhurst Hockey issues, highlighted by an impressive fifty-six Hall of Famers, including Gordie Howe, Jacques Plante, and Alex Delvecchio. Hockey cards are much rarer than their baseball counterparts, and sizable collections are offered much less frequently as a result. This lot consists of the following: 1) 1951-52 Parkhurst (31 cards): Overall condition is Vg to Vg-Ex, with six lesser. Keys: #47 Lumley (Vg-Ex), 53 Stewart (Fr), 64 Abel (Gd/Vg), 68 Pronovost (Vg+), 73 Broda (Fr), and 96 LaPrade (Gd). 2) 1952-53 Parkhurst (74 cards): Overall condition is Vg to Ex, with seven lesser. One card, #52, is graded PSA EX 5. Keys: #1 Richard (Vg), 21 Stanley (Vg-Ex), 22 Rayner (Gd/Vg), 27 Mosienko (Vg-Ex), 34 Boivin (Vg-Ex), two 42 Meeker (Vg-Ex+ and Vg), two 46 Watson (Ex and Vg-Ex), 47 Flaman (Vg+), 53 Delvecchio (Gd), 59 Lumley (Gd+), 61 Pronovost (Vg+), 68 Quackenbush (Vg-Ex), and two 70 Schmidt (Ex+ and Vg). 3) 1953-54 Parkhurst (44 cards): Overall condition is Vg to Ex, with seven lesser and two better. Two commons are graded by PSA, #5 (EX-MT 6) and 44 (EX 5), as well as two key cards as noted below. Keys: #6 Boivin (Vg), 7 Kennedy (Ex-Mt+), 11 Armstrong (Vg), 13 Horton (Fr), 19 Olmstead (PSA EX-MT 6), 32 Bouchard (Vg-Ex+), 50 Howe (Vg-Ex+), 55 Bentley (Vg+), 56 Bathgate (PSA VG-EX 4), two 57 Howell (Vg-Ex and Vg), 59 Rayner (Vg-Ex), 92 Schmidt (Vg-Ex+), and two 100 Quackenbush (Ex and Vg+). 4) 1954-55 Parkhurst (42 cards): Overall condition is Vg to Ex, with three lesser. Keys: #2 Moore (Vg-Ex), 5 Olmstead (Ex, Lucky Premium), 6 Bouchard (Vg-Ex), 8 Geoffrion (Ex), 10 Johnson (Ex+), two 14 Harvey (Vg-Ex+ and Vg-Ex), 31 Horton (Fr), 34 Pronovost (Ex-Mt), 70 Howell (Ex+), 87 Gadsby (Vg-Ex+), and two 98 Plante/Sloan (both Vg-Ex+). Includes nine additional Lucky Premium cards: #18, two 30, 37, 48, 56, 60, 61, and 79. 5) 1955-56 Parkhurst (4 cards): #14 (Fr/Gd), 20 (Vg-Ex), 38 Moore (Vg+), and 78 Montreal Forum (Vg). 6) 1955-56 Parkhurst Quaker Oats (2 cards): #2 (Fr) and 61 Leduc (Fr). 7) 1958-59 Parkhurst (8 cards): Overall condition is Vg-Ex. Keys: #8 Moore (Ex), 22 Plante (Gd), and 38 Richard (Pr/Fr, Autographed). 8) 1959-60 Parkhurst (1 card): #14 Moore (Vg-Ex). 9) 1960-61 Parkhurst (1 card): #39 (Vg). This shoebox collection features cards in a variety of grades, but it is truly a collection unto itself with many highlights and an impressive selection of Hall of Famers. Total: 207 cards. Auction LOA from James Spence/JSA. Reserve $300. Estimate $500/$1,000+. SOLD FOR $2,160


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