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1979 Brooke Bond Tea "Olympic Greats" Multi-Sport Complete Set (40) Featuring PSA GEM MT 10 Muhammad Ali

Item Number 35255

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In 1979, Brooke Bond Tea released this gallery of legendary Olympians, pictured on 40 different trading cards, for the U.K. market. A career-contemporary card of boxing champion Muhammad Ali (graded GEM MT 10 by PSA) is the release's key item. Other then-active and retired stars pictured on their own cards include Mark Spitz, Jesse Owens, Nadia Comenici, Johnny Weissmuller, Wilma Rudolph and Sonja Henie. The set's full checklist includes #'s 1 Fanny Blankers, 2 Emil Zatopek, 3 Paavo Nurmi, 4 Owens, 5 Rudolph, 6 Ann Packer, 7 David Hemery, 8 Lasse Viren, 9 Abebe Bikila, 10 Alberto Juantorena, 11 Mary Peters, 12 Al Oerter, 13 Lynn Davies, 14 Mary Rand, 15 Bob Beamon, 16 Vera Caslavska, 17 Larissa Latynina, 18 Olga Korbut, 19 Comaneci, 20 Nikolay Andrianov, 21 Ali, 22 Teofilo Stevenson, 23 Vasiliy Alexeyev, 24 Bob Braithwaite, 25 Weissmuller, 26 Kornelia Ender, 27 Shane Gould, 28 Dawn Fraser, 29 Pat McCormick, 30 Spitz, 31 David Wilkie, 32 Richard Meade, 33 Harry Llewellyn, 34 John B Kelly, 35 Rodney Pattisson, 36 Rosi Mittermaier, 37 Jean-Claude Killy, 38 Henie, 39 Irina Rodnina and 40 John Curry. Overall NM to NM/MT throughout.



 
 
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