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1948 Leaf Boxing Uncut Sheet Panel w/ Joe Louis, Ray Robinson, & Jack Johnson!

  • February 14, 2014
  • Leighton Sheldon

Offered this week for your consideration is a 1948 Leaf Boxing Uncut Sheet Panel. This panel features (15) complete boxers plus (10) partials. The following boxers are featured in this uncut sheet: Melio Bettini, Jack Johnson, Sugar Ray Robinson, Marcel Cerdan, Beau Jack, Jack Sharkey, Harry Greb, Al Hostak, Billy Conn, Tony Zale, Bob Montgomery, Abe Attell, Tony Canzoneri, Joe Louis and Jackie Fields. Some of the partials feature James J. Jeffries and Jim Corbett.   This panel measures approximately 12.5" x 10". This sheet panel presents VG

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1948 Leaf Boxing #48 Joe Louis PSA 6

  • January 11, 2014
  • Leighton Sheldon

1948 Leaf Boxing #48 Joe Louis PSA 6Offered this week we have this incredible 1948 Leaf #48 Joe Louis Boxing card, graded PSA 6. Joe Louis was an American professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from 1937 to 1949. He is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. Nicknamed the Brown Bomber, Louis helped elevate boxing from a nadir in popularity in the post-Jack Dempsey era by establishing a reputation as an honest, hardworking fighter at a time when the sport

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1948 Leaf #54 Chuck Bednarik Rookie HOF Yellow Background PSA 4

  • October 27, 2013
  • Leighton Sheldon

Offered for your consideration this week is this incredible Chuck Bednarik Rookie Card graded a PSA 4 from the 1948 Leaf Football Set. This example features the Yellow Background. Chuck is a former professional American football player, known as one of the most devastating tacklers in the history of football and the last two-way player in the National Football League. A Slovak American from the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, he is perhaps best remembered for a tackle on the New York Giants' Frank Gifford, then a star running back, that knocked Gifford out of professional football for a year

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1948 Leaf Jackie Robinson Rookie

  • September 28, 2012
  • Leighton Sheldon

1948 Leaf #79 Jackie Robinson Rookie HOF Dodgers SGC 50When putting together a list of some of the most important baseball cards of the 20th century, it’s impossible to leave off the 1948 Leaf Jackie Robinson. Printed just months after he made his historic debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers, it represents Jackie’s rookie card and the first time that a mainstream, nationally issued bubble gum card featured an African-American. The card itself isn’t rare. However, Leaf’s printing process yielded numerous issues that

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1948 Leaf Babe Ruth

  • July 20, 2012
  • Leighton Sheldon

1948 Leaf #3 Babe Ruth Yankees SGC 60Contrary to what some believe, Leaf didn’t put Babe Ruth into its 1948 set as a ‘tribute’ after the Bambino’s death.  Ruth died in August of 1948 and the Leaf Candy Company’s cards had already been on the market for awhile.  It’s likely true, however, that his failing health may have had something to do with his inclusion in the set, some 13 years after he played in his last game. The ’48 Leaf Babe Ruth is no less popular with collectors of vintage

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