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1930s-1940s Boxing and Racing Card Collection of (134) with Owens, Louis & Johnson

Lot Number 1136

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Hit hard and go fast, for this collection of (134) 1930s-1940s boxing and racing cards. A lethal combination of strength and speed, this vintage selection is headed by a group of 1948 Leaf boxing cards, while a pair of complete Churchman sets provides the backbone. 

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1948 Leaf Boxing (34) cards, with highlights: #9 James J. Jeffries (GD), #17 Jack Johnson (VG-EX), #101 John L. Sullivan obverse presents GD+ details, reverse has surface paper loss and album paper/adhesive residue and #102 Jake LaMotta (VG). The balance range (7% VG-EX to EX, 66% GD to VG, 27% lesser) with additional highlights: #15 Tony Zale, #35 Henry Armstrong, #38 Jack Sharkey, #42 Marcel Cerdan, #47 Billy Conn, #63 Bob Fitzsimmons, #67 Georges Carpentier, and #69 Jess Willard. 

1938 Churchman Boxing Personalities complete set of (50) average (VG to VG-EX) with highlights: #2 Henry Armstrong, #3 Max Baer, #6 James J. Braddock, #7 Primo Carnera, #8 Georges Carpentier, #12 Jack Dempsey, #20 Jack Johnson, #26 Joe Louis, #34 Max Schmeling, and #35 Gene Tunney.

1939 Churchman Kings of Speed complete set of (50) featuring aviators, race car drivers, bicyclists, skaters, boat racers, and track stars. Condition ranges (40% EX to NM, 60% VG to VG-EX) with highlights: #6 Howard Hughes (EX-MT), and #45 Jesse Owens (VG). 


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