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1909 James J. Jeffries Playing Card Complete Graded Set of (54)--#3 on PSA Registry

Lot Number 1192

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Score a knockout with this antique set of boxing photo playing cards. Titled “Jeffries’ Championship Souvenir Playing Cards”, this exciting set was issued by the “W.P. Jeffries Company” with a copyright date of “1909”. Card fronts alternate between depictions of individual boxers and fight scenes, while the backs all feature the same portrait photo of legendary boxer James J. Jeffries. Highlights are individual fighter cards: James J. Jeffries, John L. Sullivan, James J. Corbett, Abe Attell, Tom Sharkey, Robert Fitzsimmons, Stanley Ketchel, “Battling” Nelson, Tommy Burns, Billy Papke, “Packey” McFarland; and fight scenes: Jack Johnson/McVey, Jeffries/Fitzsimmons, Papke/Ketchel, Jeffries/Corbett. With (48) cards graded in the (“8” to “9”) range this top tier set has a Weighted GPA of (8.130) and Set Rating of (8.130), ranking third on the PSA registry.


The grade breakdown is as follows: PSA MT 9: (16) cards with Attell, Fitzsimmons, Ketchel, Nelson, Sharkey, Jeffries/Fitzsimmons; PSA NM-MT 8.5+: (6) cards with Corbett, McFarland, Papke; PSA NM-MT 8: (26) cards with Burns, Sullivan, Jeffries/Corbett, title card; PSA NM 7: (1) card with Ketchel/Papke; PSA EX-MT 6: (1) card with Attell/Moran; PSA EX 5: (4) cards with Jeffries “Joker“, Johnson/McVey


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