Mastro Winter 2006
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Presented is a sizable gallery of Exhibit collectibles dedicated to the sport of boxing. A majority of this nostalgic offering dates to the earliest age of Exhibit productions in the 1920s. A review of subjects reads like a who's who of boxing greatness. Represented are some of the more scarce series and varieties. Includes: 1921 Exhibit (73) - partial set 37 of 58 cards plus duplicates w/Tommy Burns (2: both GD), Jim Corbett (GD/VG), Joe Jeannette (GD), Jim Jeffries (GD), Jack Johnson (GD), Joe Gans (3: VG, 2 GD), Stanley Ketchell (GD), Sam Langford (GD) and John L. Sullivan (GD). Grades 12% VG to EX, 70% GD to GD/VG, 18% PR to FR; 1922 Exhibit (30) - Grades 67% GD to GD/VG with one nicer, 33% PR to FR; 1923 Exhibit (86) - partial set 44 of 50 subjects w/ Dempsey/With Robe (FR), Dempsey/Posing With Fists (VG/EX), Firpo (2: GD, FR), Greb/Undated (2: both GD), Langford (2: VG, GD), Leonard (3: 2 VG/EX, FR), Tunney (GD/VG), Willard (GD/VG) and Wills/Undated (GD). Grades 30% VG to VG/EX, 55% GD to GD/VG, 15% PR to FR; 1925 Exhibits (6) - w/Dundee and Gibbons. Grades GD to GD/VG; 1925 Exhibit-Record Back Postcards (15) - partial set 15 of 26 known subjects w/Britton, Carpentier (FR), Firpo, Friedman SP (VG), Attell Goldstein SP (PR), Goodrich, Kansas SP (GD/VG), Leonard, Rocco, Midget Smith (GD/VG), Tendler, Tunny SP (PR), Walker, White SP (GD) and Willard. Grades 27% VG, 73% GD to GD/VG with three lesser; 1926 Exhibits (1) - w/ Carpentier/With Copyright Date (GD/VG); 1927 Exhibit (21) - w/Bass (VG), Callahan (2: VG/EX, VG), Dempsey (FR), Flowers (GD/VG) and McLarnin (GD/VG). Grades 57% VG to VG/EX, 43% GD to GD/VG with three lesser; 1926-30 Postcard Back “Blue Boxers” (4) - w/Burman (GD/VG), Criqui (VG), Fitzsimmons (GD/VG) and Loughran/Sepia (FR). Grades 1928 Exhibits Double Headers (3) - w/Tunney. All grade PR; 1928 Exhibits (6) - w/Schwartz, Sharkey/Portrait (VG), Sharkey/Full Figure (VG) and Sharkey/Raised Arms. Grades PR to FR unless noted; 1930s-1940s (10) - Grades 50% EX to EX/MT, 50% lesser; 1940s-1950s (24) - w/Graziano (EX/MT), Charles (EX) and Cerdan (EX). Grades 75% EX to EX/MT, 25% VG to VG/EX with two lesser. Some cards present nicer than the technical grades imply due to condition anomalies which affect the reverse side of the card.
1920s-1950s Exhibit Boxing Collection (279)
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