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Presented is a 100-card 1939 United Tobacco Company "World Famous Boxers" complete set. Issued in South Africa, each of these approximately 1-3/4" x 2-5/8", thin-cardstock inserts features a black-and-white action shot or portrait of the famous pugilists of the day on its front. An advertisement for an album to hold all 100 subjects is printed in English and German on each reverse. An extremely scarce and supremely attractive complete set of 100 cards! In total, 12 cards have been graded by GAI. Includes: Graded Cards - Graded GAI NM-MT+ 8.5: 1 card, #32 Corbett; GAI NM-MT 8: 1 card, #44 Carpentier; GAI NM+ 7.5: 1 card, #26 Schmeling; GAI NM 7: 4 cards w/#'s 5 Baer, 13 Carnera, 35 Braddock and 37 Johnson; GAI EX-MT+ 6.5: 1 card, #14 Jeffries; GAI EX-MT 6: 1 card, #8 Sullivan; GAI EX+ 5.5: 1 card, #9 Dempsey; GAI VG-EX 4: 1 card, #2 Tunney; GAI GD-VG 2.5: 1 card, #1 Louis. Overall, the set grades 37% NM to NM/MT+, 53% EX to EX/MT, 10% VG to VG/EX including one lesser.

Scarce 1939 United Tobacco World Famous Boxers Complete Set (100)
Scarce 1939 United Tobacco "World Famous Boxers" Complete Set (100)
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Auction closed on: 10/30/2008