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1951   R414-3   Topps "Major League All-Stars"


Year(s) Published: 1951
Hobby Designation:   R414-3
Set Name: "Major League All-Stars"
Card Size (inches): 2 x 5-1/4
Number of Cards in Set: 11
Est. Value (common; VG): $440

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Set Summary
  • Eleven-card series was among Topps earliest baseball sets
  • Only eight of the eleven cards in the series were ever issued
  • Unissued cards (Konstanty, Roberts & Stanky) exceedingly rare
  • Die-cut cards designed for use as free-standing display
  • Black and white full-body player poses over red background
  • Player name, position and other date printed in panel at bottom
  • Brief career profile on back; display instructions at bottom
  • Value shown above assumes die-cut background intact
  • Reference:
    David Hornish, "Topps' 1st Decade of Baseball Cards--Part II: Novelty & Test Issues of the 1950s" (Old Cardboard magazine, Issue #13, Fall 2007, p. 23-29)

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