1952-53 Sol de Oro cards from Venezuela have been known for many years,
but 1953-54 Sol de Oro cards were unknown until the past few years. The
1952-53 cards have indivual portraits of Venezuelan League players with
solid red backgrounds. The set has 90 cards. The 1953-54 cards have many
of the same portraits as the 1952-53 set, but the background more of a
light pink, and there are 144 cards in the set. The cards from both
years measures 1 7/8" by 2 1/8". There are several Negro Leaguers,
including the card in this lot, #112 Lorenzo "Piper" Davis.
This is one of 3 known examples of this card. Another example was featured in auction #26.