1952 and 1953 Red Man Tobacco Complete Sets 
Lot Number 784
 
Quantity: Bid Starts: 03/17/2008 10:00:00 
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Offered are 1952 and 1953 Red Man Tobacco complete sets that contain (52) cards apiece. These series were the first national tobacco sets to be issued since the early part of the century and contain several All-Stars and Hall of Famers. The 1952 set in this offering does not contain any bottom tabs, which were often clipped and mailed for a free hat. Key cards in the 1952 set include: #1A Stengel (EX), #3A Berra (GD), #8A Feller (VG-EX), #15N Mays (GD), #16N Musial (VG), #17N Reese (VG), #21N Snider (VG), #22N Spahn (VG) and #23A Williams (VG); composite: 10% (EX), 40% (VG-EX), 35% (VG) and 15% (GD). The 1953 set contains (44/52) cards with the tough bottom tabs; key cards include: #1A Stengel (Tab, VG), #3A Berra (No Tab, VG-EX), #5N Campanella (Tab, VG), #10A Rizzutto (No Tab, EX), #10N Reese (Tab, EX), #14N Snider (No Tab, EX), #18A Mize (Tab, VG) and #26N Musial (Tab, VG-EX); composite: 30%(EX), 40% (VG-EX), 20% (VG) and 10% (GD). For a complete list of keycards from both sets, please visit our website.

1952 Red Man Tobacco Complete Set (52 Cards, No Tabs): #1A Stengel (EX), #2N Ashburn (VG-EX), #3A Berra (GD), #8A Feller (VG-EX), #9A Fox (VG), #15N Mays (GD), #16N Musial (VG), #17N Reese (VG), #21N Snider (VG), #22N Spahn (VG), #23A Williams (VG);

1953 Red Man Tobacco Complete Set (52 cards, 8 w/ No Tabs): #1A Stengel (Tab, VG), #3A Berra (No Tab, VG-EX), #3N Ashburn (Tab, EX), #5N Campanella (Tab, VG), #10A Rizzutto (No Tab, EX), #10N Reese (Tab, EX), #11N Roberts (Tab, VG-EX), #13N Slaughter (Tab, EX), #14A Wynn (No Tab, EX), #14N Snider (No Tab, EX), #15N Kiner (Tab, VG-EX), #17A Lemon (Tab, EX), #18A Mize (Tab, VG), #19 Spahn (Tab, EX), #21N Wilhelm (Tab, EX), #26N Musial (Tab, VG-EX).  
 
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