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1948-49 Leaf Baseball Near Master Set with (98/98) Base Cards Plus Most Variations & (4) PSA Graded Stars

Lot Number 71

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The first 1948-49 Leaf Baseball near master set we have offered! This important post-war edition of (98) cards plus most checklisted variations features a Who’s Who of young “golden era” stars along with established pre-war Hall of Fame stalwarts. This near impossible-to-complete edition has an overall approximate condition breakdown of 15% (VG-EX or better), 35% (VG) and 30% (GD) and 20% (FR or lesser) with nearly 10% displaying pin holes or reverse writing. Keys include: Hall of Famers/Stars: with #1 J. DiMaggio (GD), #3 Ruth (PSA 4), #4 Musial RC (EX-MT), #8 Paige SP (PSA 3.5), #11 Rizzuto RC (GD), #32 Spahn RC (VG), #46 Mize (VG), #70 Wagner (GD), #76 T. Williams (PR, pin hole), #79 J. Robinson RC (PSA 4), #91 Kiner RC (VG-EX), #93 Feller SP (VG), #98 Newhouser SP (VG), #120 Kell SP (GD), #127 Slaughter SP (GD), #138 Doby RC SP (FR); Non-Hall of Fame Shortprints: (43 cards, average GD) with #51 Dark RC SP (VG), #55 Henrich SP (VG), #121 Pesky RC (VG), #133 Holmes SP (VG-EX), #142 Murtaugh RC (VG), #146 Reiser SP (VG); Color/Pose Variations: (7 cards, only two recognized as checklisted variations) with #10, 22, 27, 39, #42 Peterson (EX, Red Cap), #46 Mize (VG-EX) and #136 Aberson (GD, Short Sleeve). Missing only #102 Hermanski (incorrect spelling) for master set completion. Due to rudimentary factory printing techniques of the age, moderate centering/size variances are present. More on our website.

Hall of Famers/Stars: with #1 J. DiMaggio (GD), #3 Ruth (PSA 4), #4 Musial RC (EX-MT), #8 Paige SP (PSA 3.5), #11 Rizzuto RC (GD), #32 Spahn RC (VG), #38 Kluszewski RC (VG), #46 Mize (VG), #53 Vander Meer (VG), #59 Appling (FR, pencil mark), #70 Wagner (GD), #76 T. Williams (PR, pin hole), #79 J. Robinson RC (PSA 4), #83 Doerr (GD), #91 Kiner RC (VG-EX), #93 Feller SP (VG), #97 Marion RC (VG-EX), #98 Newhouser SP (VG), #106 Boudreau (VG), #117 Gordon (VG), #120 Kell SP (GD), #127 Slaughter SP (GD), #138 Doby RC SP (FR);

Non-Hall of Fame Shortprints: (43 cards, average GD) with #5 Trucks RC SP (GD), 13, 19, #20 Sauer SP (GD), 30, 33, 36, 43, 45, 48, #51 Dark RC SP (VG), 54, #55 Henrich SP (VG), 62, 63, 66, 68, #75 D. DiMaggio (PR, reverse pencil mark), 78, 81, 85, 88, 104, 108, 113, #121 Pesky RC (VG), 123, 129, 131, #133 Holmes SP (VG-EX), 137, #142 Murtaugh RC (VG), 143, 144, #146 Reiser SP (VG), 149, 153, 158, 160, #161 Stephens RC (VG), #163 Hutchinson RC (GD), #165 D. Mitchell RC (FR, surface paper loss), #168 Cavaretta (PR, reverse pencil mark);

Color/Pose Variations: (7 cards, only two recognized as checklisted variations) with #10, 22, 27, 39, #42 Peterson (EX, Red Cap), #46 Mize (VG-EX), #136 Aberson (GD, Short Sleeve)

 
 
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