Fall Premier Auction 2013
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Newly discovered partial set of the very popular, difficult, and condition conscious 1948 Leaf Baseball, including 31 of the very rare single printed cards. Condition overall looks to be VG-EX with the vast majority of cards falling withing the VG to EX range. We sent 24 of the key cards to PSA for grading. They are:

EX-MT PSA 6 - #123 Fannin(SP), 43 Stevens(SP).

EX+ PSA 5.5 - #121 Pesky(SP).

EX PSA 5 - #66 Grove(SP), 78 Evers(SP), 104 Stewart(SP).

VG-EX+ PSA 4.5 - #19 Wyrostek(SP), 75 D. DiMaggio(SP).

VG-EX PSA 4 - #5 Trucks(SP), 13 Michaels(SP), 51 Dark(SP), 76 T. Williams(HOF), 79 J. Robinson(HOF), 131 Gordon(SP), 160 Scheffing(SP), 163 Hutchinson(SP).

VG+ PSA 3.5 - #4 Musial(HOF).

VG PSA 3 - #62 Joost(SP)(MC), 85 Philley(SP), 138 Doby(HOF)(SP), 144 Dillinger(SP), 158 Brecheen(SP).

GD PSA 2 - #1 DiMaggio(HOF), 3 Ruth(HOF).

In our opinion, the majority of PSA graded cards display better than the given technical grade. The remaining cards in the partial set are: #10, 11 Rizzuto(HOF) VG-EX, 17, 22, 26, 27, 29, 30 Goodman(SP) VG, 31, 32 Spahn(HOF) VG, 33 Lowrey(SP) VG+(MC), 38 Kluszewski VG-EX, 39, 42, 45 Keltner(SP) G-VG, 46 Mize(HOF) VG-EX, 47, 49, 50, 53, 56, 57, 59 Appling(HOF) VG-EX, 61, 65, 68 Miller(SP) G, 70 Wagner(HOF) VG-EX, 72, 73, 77, 81 Kurowski(SP) VG, 82, 83 Doerr(HOF) VG-EX, 84, 86, 91 Kiner(HOF) VG-EX, 102 Hermanski EX, 106 Boudreau(HOF) VG, 108 Batts(SP) VG, 111, 113 Leonard(SP) VG, 117 Gordon(HOF) VG+, 125, 128, 136 (Long Sleeve) VG-EX, 137 Walker(SP) VG, 139, 142 Murtaugh(SP) VG, 149 Majeski VG-EX(MC), 159, 165 Mitchell(SP) VG-EX(MC), 168 Cavaretta(SP) VG. Also included is a miscut card of #29. Over $5,000 in SMR value for the 24 graded cards alone.

1948 LEAF BASEBALL PARTIAL SET (76/98) WITH 31 RARE SHORT PRINTS
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Minimum Bid: $2,000
Final Bid(Includes Buyers Premium): $9,125
Estimate: $5000 - $7500
Number of Bids: 12
Auction closed on: 12/8/2013