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(100) 1952-61 Sports Magazines with (12) Mantle Covers

Lot Number 617

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Harken back to the happy days of the 1950s with this collection of (100) 1952-61 sports magazines. Displaying in overall very appealing condition with 80% in the (VG to EX) range, 15% (GD to GD-VG) and 5% lesser this vintage collection shines with handsome covers featuring the greatest players of the period. Included are (68) issues of “Sport Magazine”, (20) Baseball Digest and (12) assorted titles. Highlights covers are: (2) Chamberlain, (12) Mantle, Marciano, (2) Maris, (7) Mays, J. Robinson, Ruth and (2) T. Williams. More on our website.

Many of these magazines present better than the assigned grade range with only typical flaws such as minor spine wear, light soiling and/or small corner creases preventing higher technical grades. The highlights listed above are better examples with attractive gloss and vivid photos. The (12) assorted titles are (3) “Street & Smith Baseball Yearbook”, (2) Dell “Who’s Who in Baseball”, (2) True “Baseball Yearbook”, (1) Dell “Baseball Annual”, (1) Dell “Baseball Stars”, (1) “Sports Review” and (1) “Baseball Life Stories”. The majority of the “Sport Magazine” issues feature baseball or baseball/other sport covers, while (9) show basketball, boxing or hockey without baseball. Some of the other stars depicted are Basilio, Berra, Colavito, Cousy, Kaline, Killebrew, Martin, Robertson, Snider, Spahn and West.

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