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Lot 1542: Huge Collection of 1953 and 1954 Red Man tobacco cards (259)
Collectors of beautiful, visually appealing yet affordable vintage cards should perk up and take note of this collection. Consisting of 179 cards from the 1953 Red Man issue and 80 from the 1954 set, the group will wow any devotee of bright colors and classic half century old cards. All of the cards in the lot have had their tabs removed, so there are no worries about this lot selling for 5 figures. Includes 1953 Red Man: (the grades are irrespective of the tab removals) 26 cards Ex/Mt to Nm, with Berra, Kell, Wynn, Ashburn, Campy, Klu, Reese, Roberts, Snider, Kiner, Spahn and Wilhelm. (75) cards Vg/Ex to Ex, with Stengel (2), Berra(2), Ashburn (4), Klu, Reese, Snider, Spahn, Musial (2, with 1 poorly cut). (78) cards Good - VG, with Stengel (2), Berra (2), Campy (2), Slaughter (3), Spahn (2), Wilhelm (4) and Musial. 1954 Red Man: 7 cards Ex/Mt to Nm, with Berra, Bauer and Schoendienst. (31) cards Vg/Ex to Ex, with Minoso, Rizzuto (2), Berra, Lemon, Ashburn, Klu (2), Schoendienst (2), Roberts (2), Spahn and Mays. (42) cards Cood - VG, with Berra, Ashburn, Klu, Spahn (2), Reese, Snider (3) and Roberts.
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