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1997-1998 “Signature Series” LE Porcelain Baseball Card Set Lot of (4) with Aaron, DiMaggio, Murray & F. Robinson

Lot Number 451

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Quality craftsmanship and high powered HOFer autographs elevate these unique LE boxed sets to must have status. Presented are (4) 1997-1998 Preferred Customer Service “Signature Series” baseball card sets. Housed in handsome wood cases with accompanying COAs, these stunning sets replicate vintage baseball cards in durable porcelain. Each set features (4) cards of the represented HOF greats for a total of (16) cards including (10) signed average ("9-10") with: J. DiMaggio; and (3) each: H. Aaron, E. Murray and F. Robinson. More on our website

Each set consists of (4) porcelain cards stored in protective acrylic holders and housed in custom wood boxes. All are accompanied by COA letters and career biography cards issued by “Preferred Customer Service” of Burnsville, MN. These sets were produced in LE quantities corresponding to the number of home runs hit by the represented star. The DiMaggio edition which was produced in a quantity of 500, however the COA states 139 of these sets were given to DiMaggio for personal use and only the balance of 361 sets equal to his career HR total was made available for public consumption. One card in each set features a photo of the represented player during the series signing session with an additional COA and serial numbered hologram on the reverse. The other three cards in each set replicate vintage baseball cards. Each set is additionally housed in individual blue cardboard boxes which have served to keep the wood cases in like-new condition.

The list of included cards by set is as follows:

1997 Joe DiMaggio: LE set #116/500, serial #A12858 with: 1939 Playball #26 representing his rookie card; 1940 Playball #1 representing his second year and second batting title; signed 1941 Playball #71 representing his 56-game hitting streak; and the signing session card

1997 Hank Aaron: LE set #59/755, serial #A12491 with: (3) signed: 1954 Topps #128 representing his rookie card with “HOF 82“ inscription; 1957 Topps #20 representing his MVP season with “57 MVP” inscription; 1975 Topps #1 representing his 1974 career home run record with “755 HR” inscription; and the unsigned signing session card

1997 Frank Robinson: LE set #53/586, serial #A13324 with: (3) signed: 1957 Topps #35 representing his rookie card with “HOF 82“ inscription; 1966 Topps #310 representing his “Triples Crown” season with “TC66“ inscription; 1975 Topps #580 representing his final card as a player with “586 HR” inscription; and the unsigned signing session card

1998 Eddie Murray: LE set #51/504, serial #A14918 with: (3) signed: 1978 Topps #36 representing his rookie card with “ROY 77” inscription; 1981 Topps #490 representing home run leader season with “81 HRC” inscription; 1997 Topps #462 commemorating his 500th home run with “504 HR” inscription; and the unsigned signing session card

 
 
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