SCP Auctions November 2010 Internet Auction
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THE HEADING IN THE CATALOG IS INCORRECT. THIS IS NOW THE 4TH RATED SET ON THE PSA REGISTRY - NOT THE 9TH
Offered is a sterling compilation of the coveted and classic 1959 Fleer Ted Williams set. Only an individual as universally accomplished and charismatic as Ted Williams could warrant his own card series devoted entirely to his life and prolific Hall of Fame baseball career. Its 80 cards are widely pursued by collectors today who revel in its satisfying, understated colors and its revealing personal glimpses of the game's great hitter.
This evenly matched 1959 Fleer Ted Williams set includes all but 1 card graded MINT PSA 9 or better. The major keys among the 78 of 80 perfect looking MINT PSA 9's are: #2 Teds Idol (Babe Ruth), 9 1937 - First Step to the Majors (Eddie Collins), 11 First spring Training (Jimmie Foxx), 17 How Ted Hit .400, 39 1950 - Great Start (Joe Cronin/Eddie Collins), 63 Ted's All-Star record, 67 Two Famous Fishermen (Sam Snead), 68 Jan. 23, 1959 - Ted Signs For 1959, 70 Ted Williams & Jim Thorpe, 75 William's Value to Red Sox (Babe Ruth/Eddie Collins), 80 Ted's Goals for 1959. The only cards not MINT PSA 9 are a #24 GEM MINT PSA 10 (1/2) and a #1 NM-MT+ PSA 8.5. This beautiful set is rated the 4th current finest on the PSA Set Registry.
Click here for PSA Set Registry listing: 1959 Fleer Ted Williams: Norman's 1959 Fleer Ted Williams Set
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