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Lot # 228: Original Artwork Used for 1960s-70s Topps Baseball Card Backs (12)

Starting Bid: $200.00

Bids: 2 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "2024 Winter Classic",
which ran from 2/25/2024 10:00 AM to
3/16/2024 10:00 PM



One of the great features of baseball card collecting in the 1960s and '70s was not only the great images on the front or the stats on back, but the little factoids which were often accompanied by a humorous illustration. This lot consists of an even dozen original pieces of such artwork, accompanied by its corresponding card unless noted: 1) 1962 Topps #515 Stan Williams. 2) 1973 Topps #366 Brock Davis. 3) 1969 Topps #257 Jim Ray. 4) 1969 Topps #273 Ron Willis. 5) 1970 Topps #253 Ron Willis. 6) 1970 Topps #146 Danny Murphy. 7) 1970 Topps #228 Aurelio Rodriguez. 8) 1969 Topps #183 Don Shaw (card not present). 9) 1969 Topps #606 Gene Mauch. 10) 1969 Topps #274 Clyde King. 11) 1969 Topps #196 Lum Harris. 12) 1969 Topps #234 Dave Bristol. Artwork is in various sizes measuring 7x5" and smaller; all drawings remain sharp and some have tape residue or minor notations.

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