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    1933 Sport Kings Gum Knute Rockne #35 SGC 96 Mint 9 - The Ultimate SGC Example! From the most popular and beloved multi-sport set in the collecting hobby comes one of its highest graded cards. And what a card to do it! The legendary Notre Dame coach appears with perfect color and registration, framed between four well-measured borders, corners are unquestionably sharp with hints of perfection. You could count on one hand the number of cards from this entire set to surpass the offered example in quality. Rockne was only recently killed in an airplane crash at the time of this issue. The uncompromising yet approachable gaze of his classic portrait certainly would have made this card a treasured favorite among gridiron fans. One of the top cards in this highly collectible set paying homage to the collegiate gridiron greats of yesteryear. Absolutely flawless specimen remembering the storied Notre Dame coach presents vibrant color and gloss, four sharp corners tips and problem-free surfaces. The second most valuable card in the set, though first in our hearts. Rockne is properly memorialized, his life and career coming to his tragic death in an airplane crash. Precise centering and hardly any noticeable signs of wear or age leave us with a tremendously desirable collectible. This card is among the most sought after cards found within the entire football card universe. Graded SGC 96 Mint 9, this is the highest graded example of this card according to the SGC census report. Rockne implored his team to "win one for the Gipper!" We say, "win this for yourself!"

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2014
    6th-8th Thursday-Saturday
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