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    1952 Wheaties "Champion Trading Cards" Near Set (48/60). Offered is a 48-card near set of Wheaties hand cut "Champion Trading Cards" from 1952. The series of 60 cards consists of 30 different champions of their sport in a "Portrait" and "In-Action" pose. Each 2" x 2-3/4" card when released was a part of the back panel of a Wheaties "Breakfast of Champions" cereal box. About half of the cards have been separated from the original box to the outside the white card area surrounding each portrait/scene. Includes: Baseball - Berra/Action (VG/EX), Berra/Portrait (VG/EX), Campanella/Action (VG), Campanella /Portrait (PR), Feller/Action (VG), Feller/Portrait (VG), Kell/Portrait (VG), Kiner/Action (VG/EX), Kiner/Portrait (EX), Lemon/Action (GD), Lemon/Portrait (VG), Musial/Action (FR), Musial/Portrait (EX, stained on rev.), Rizzuto/Action (FR), Rizzuto/Portrait (EX), Roe/Portrait (EX), Williams/Action (EX) and Williams/Portrait (FR); Football - Davis/Portrait* (VG/EX), Fears/Portrait* (VG), Graham/Action* (VG/EX), Graham/Portrait (EX), Lujack/Action* (VG/EX), Lujack/Portrait (VG/EX), Walker/Action* (EX), Walker/Portrait (VG), Waterfield/Action* (EX/MT), Waterfield/Portrait (EX, stain); Golf - A. Bauer/Portrait* (EX), M. Bauer/Portrait (EX), Berg/Portrait (VG/EX), Hogan/Action* (VG), Hogan/Portrait (VG), Mangrum/Portrait (EX), Snead/Action* (EX/MT), Snead/Portrait (EX); Basketball - Davies/Action (VG/EX), Davies/Portrait (EX), Mikan/Action (EX), Mikan/Portrait (VG/EX), Pollard/Action (EX), Pollard/Portrait (VG/EX); Others - Day/Portrait (GD), Diehl/Portrait (GD, glue st.), Fraser/Portrait* (VG/EX), Kramer/Portrait* (EX/MT), Patterson/Action (EX), Patterson/Portrait* (VG). Cards with an "*" are fully cut to the outside of the intended area. Presents VG to EX with some lesser, some nicer.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    26th Sunday
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