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1948-49 Leaf Baseball Basic Near Set of (48/49) Cards

Lot Number 51

Quantity: Bid Starts: 07/14/2010 12:00:00 
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The first full-color national baseball card release following World War II, the 1948-49 Leaf Baseball series is noted for its astounding player selection and the near-impossible shortprints. Featured is the pioneering 1948-49 Leaf Baseball basic (no shortprints) near set of (48/49) cards. These vivid renditions have a condition breakdown of 21% (EX-MT or better), 27% (EX), 33% (VG-EX) and 19% (VG or lesser) with moderate instances of askew centering, reverse wax staining and size variances associated with the issue. Keys include #1 J. DiMaggio (EX), #3 Ruth (VG), #4 Musial (EX-MT), #11 Rizzuto (EX), #32 Spahn (EX), #46 Mize (VG-EX), #53 Vander Meer (VG-EX), #59 Appling (VG-EX), #70 Wagner (EX-MT), #76 T. Williams (EX), #79 J. Robinson RC (VG), #83 Doerr (GD), #91 Kiner (EX), #106 Boudreau MGR RC (VG-EX) and #117 Gordon (EX). Missing only #38 Kluszewski for completion of the basic set.

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