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1940s-1970s Multi-Sport Games and Cards Collection

Lot Number 290

Quantity: Bid Starts: 05/12/2010 12:00:00 
Bid Open: 150.00  Bid Ends: 05/26/2010 23:30:00 
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The offered assortment was compiled by an ardent sports buff who apparently knew no "off" season. Comprised of games, cards, equipment and various other collectibles, the items span the 1940s through 1970s and include:

Board Games
1957 Cadaco "All-Star Baseball" complete with player cards and stadium-themed playing board. Original retail box and lid accompany, though there are separations on the lid's corners and flaps
1950s National Games "Par Golf" complete with original retail box, pieces and instructions
1961 Cadaco "Bas-Ket" complete with functioning levers and original retail box (with separation on one of the lid panels)
1964 Milton Bradley "Pro Football" complete with gridiron-themed playing board and original retail box (separation on the lid's panels)

Exhibits includes (45) with (40) different - both 1939-1946 Salutation Exhibits and 1947-1966 Exhibits, average (VG-EX) with Mantle (waist-up, VG-EX); Mathews, Musial and T. Williams (1939-1946 Salutation)
1976-77 Topps Hockey complete set of (264), median grade (EX-MT to NM) including #213 Orr (EX-MT-OC). This hand-collated set may be missing a few.
1960 Fleer Baseball Greats (34) average (EX-MT) examples, including #28 Gehrig (EX) and #72 Williams (EX-MT)
1961 Fleer Baseball Greats (2) with #72 Roush (GD) and #79 Speaker (FR)
1964 Topps Giants (7) average (NM) specimens with #12 Kaline, #29 F. Robinson, #37 Marichal, #38 Killebrew, #39 Aparicio, #41 Gibson and #50 B. Robinson

also included are (24) 1950s off-grade Bowman and Topps football cards

July 1958 Baseball Digest (Spahn on cover, VG)
1990 Philadelphia Phillies Media Guide (EX-MT-NM)

1960s "Big League Books" 5x7 black-and-white player photos (includes players from Indians, Orioles, Phillies and Yankees; with three original 1961 order forms)
(10) 1971 Arco Phillies 8x10s (with Hisle, McCarver and Taylor)
Yankees old-timers photo with Mantle, Berra, Ford, DiMaggio and Stengel
Pete Rose 8x10 (in Phillies uniform

Signed Photosa 10x8 1958-59 "Lavelli's" basketball team photo signed by Dante Lavelli (d.2009, signed "Dante "Gluefingers" Lavelli - HOF 1995")
8x10 autographed Bob Feller photo

(2) 1950s store model bats to include: Kuenn 33" "Major League Deluxe" block-letter model; and Mays 34" Adirondack signature model

(2) store model fielder's gloves to include: Maxwell a "Rawlings" right-handed signature model; and Tuttle a "Wilson" right-handed signature model

a 1950s "Rawlings" baseball (lightly toned, grade "6") with facsimile signatures of Bauer, K. Boyer, Burdette, Howard, Lockman, Mantle, Musial, Podres and Snider

a 1950s box of "Joe Palooka" candy (contents still inside) original retail box and (5) 1950s-1960s pinbacks to include: Ashburn (Phillies team-issued button with ribbon hanger); Conley, (2) Mantle (including a June 8, 1967 "Day to Remember" Yankee Stadium-issued button); and Roberts (Phillies team-issued button with ribbon hanger).

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