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(121) 1910s-1950s Multi-Sport Cards with Boxing Emphasis

Lot Number 1118

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Unearth a heap of ancient cards, with this 1910s-1950s collection of (121). More than 70% are boxing cards, including tobacco, candy and strip card issues; and the balance represent a variety of sports. The bulk are groups of T218 and T220 Champions cards, highlighted by legends John L. Sullivan, James J. Corbett, Jack Johnson, James J. Jeffries and many other interesting examples fill out the lineup.

Featured are:

1910 T218 Mecca/Hassan Champions (45) cards range (PR to GD) with (17) boxing cards including Jack Johnson, (2) James J. Jeffries, Joe Jeanette, Joe Gans, Billy Papke; balance are billiards, bowling, track and field, and water sports;

1910 T219 Honest Long Cut Champion Pugilists (1) card with James J. Jeffries (PR);

1910 T220 Mecca Champions (58) cards, all boxing including John L. Sullivan, James J. Corbett, Bob Fitzsimmons, Jem Mace, Tommy Burns, Jem Carney, (2) Tom Sharkey, John C. Heenan, Joe Gans, Peter Jackson, George Dixon, Sullivan/Kilrain, Jeffries/Sharkey, and (3) silver border;

1910 T225 Khedival Prize Fight Series (2): Harvey Mansfield white border (PR), Young O'Leary silver border (FR);

1908-1910 T226 Red Sun Pugilistic Subjects (1) card with Johnny Marto (PR);

1910 E75 American Caramel Prize Fighter Caramels (1) card with Tom Sharkey (PR);

1910 E79 Philadelphia Caramel 27 Scrappers (2) cards both (PR) with Abe Attell and Sam Langford;

1920s W529 Strip Cards (4) average (PR) with Johnny Kilbane, Lou Tendler, Johnny Dundee, and Fred Fulton;

1920s W580 Strip Card (1) with Jack Dempsey (PR);

1924 C-Card Tobacco Products Corp./Wright & Ditson Sports Champions (1) card with wrestler E.J. Matheson (PR);

c.1930s Tobacco (1) card "Billiards" with skinned back, obverse presents GD details;

1948 Leaf Boxing (1) card with Jack Johnson (FR);

1951 Berk Ross Champions (1) card with Ben Hogan (VG, mc);

1952 Wheaties (2) cards, both hand cut with Patty Berg VG details and Jimmy Patterson EX details.


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