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    1948 Leaf Jackie Robinson #79 PSA NM 7. The chicanery inherent in its customary "skip-numbering" ploy aside, Chicago's Leaf Gum Company gave its customers the best-of-the-best in player selection for its baseball series of 1948-49. Well-known diamond personages abound in the issue - which harbors such universally revered heroes as Joe DiMaggio, Stan Musial and Ted Williams, for example, along with retrospectives of Ruth and Wagner - and, fittingly, Leaf made room for an especially important entry: the Brooklyn Dodgers' young infielder, Jackie Robinson.

    Graded PSA NM 7. Not surprisingly, in terms of PSA grading, this "key" Leaf depiction is one of the most-submitted cards in its set - the company has validated almost 1,100 copies. Placing firmly within the elite range aesthetically, too, the well-centered card delivers deep, saturated hues including a undeniably Dodgers blue in the cap - while entirely avoiding the focus liabilities that are so familiar to devotees of the Leaf brand. Finally, the piece boasts absolutely phenomenal image quality, particularly within the context of its cherished but notoriously quality-challenged production.


    Guide Value or Estimate: $14,000 - up.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Sportscard - Graded (view shipping information)

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    25th Sunday 10:00 pm CT
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    February
    24th-25th Saturday-Sunday
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    This lot is in: 2 - Sports Collectibles Session Platinum Night
    (Lots 80125-80621) - 10:00 PM Central Time, Sunday, February 25, 2018.
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    Heritage Auctions - Dallas
    3500 Maple Ave
    17th Floor
    Dallas, TX 75219

    Current Bid:
    $9,000
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