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1948 Leaf Football Set Sells for $176,299

The third highest rated 1948 Leaf Football set on PSA’s Set Registry sold for $176,299 in Mile High Card Company’s August Premium Catalog Auction.

1948 Leaf Football setThe set featured a cumulative GPA of 7.444 and featured a PSA 8 Sid Luckman rookie.

One of the best known sets of 1932 George C. Miller baseball cards realized nearly $49,000 in the auction, which closed last weekend.

Hall of Fame 1939 autographed first day coverA 1939 Baseball Hall of Fame First Day Cover with autographs of the first inductees including Babe Ruth, Walter Johnson and Ty Cobb sold for $36,734.  The autographs had been obtained by mail after members of a Cleveland, OH stamp club wrote to the players, asking them to sign.

A high grade selection of rare 1973 Topps Test Comics sold for $37,183.

1986-87 Fleer wax boxes are red hot and the auction once again proved that with a high grade box selling for $22,654.

Other items sold included:

  • T206 Eddie Plank graded Authentic  $22,957
  • 1953 Topps Mickey Mantle PSA 8  $20,523
  • 1966 Philadelphia Gum Jim Brown PSA 9  $12,731
  • Unopened 3rd Series vending box of 1960 Topps baseball $11,404
  • High grade early Roberto Clemente personalized signed baseball $11,546
  • 1951 Parkhurst Gordie Howe rookie card PSA 8 $11,065
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