Lot # 36: 1953-54 Album de Oro #126 Piper Davis

Category: Cards: Venezuelan

Starting Bid: $40.00

Bids: 7 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "Auction #28",
which ran from 11/8/2020 10:00 PM to
11/14/2020 11:46 PM

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.

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