Classic June 2007
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Presented is a collection of 80 very scarce and all different tattoos, or "tattoo transfer" pieces from the 1950s, '60s and '70s. Represented are four different distinct series from three manufacturers. The collection includes:
1959 Topps Woody Woodpecker Transfer Tattoos (56 Different Images) - One exterior wrapper style. All present at the VG/EX to NM levels (most EX to EX/MT) with some lesser and some nicer. Each has folds and surface pulls from packaging and distribution. Tattoo image areas are intact with one small spot of smudging. This is quite possibly one of the largest accumulations of 1959 Topps Woody Woodpecker tattoos ever offered at public auction;
Circa 1964 Terrytoons Mighty Mouse and His Pals (14 Different) - Exterior wrapper styles: Deputy Dawg/Yellow (2), Heckle & Jeckle/Red (5), Mighty Mouse/Blue (7). All have anticipated signs of distribution and present at the EX or better levels. Tattoo images areas are NM/MT with one lesser;
1967 Fleer Magoo Tattoo (6 Different) - One of each style wrapper with excepted packaging folds. Grades 67% EX/MT to NM, 33% VG due to a very small surface scuff or two. Tattoo images are MINT with one lesser;
1975 Topps Monster Tattoo (4 Different) - One of each color wrapper. Includes #'s 12A, 22A, 3B and 25B. None have distribution folds. Grades NM to NM/MT with one slightly lesser.
1950s-1970s Non-Sports "Tattoo" Collection (80 Different)
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